Eurochild, Child Circle, and UNICEF ECARO's Discussion Paper points to 5 key priority areas for action when considering the issue of care and custodial arrangements and guardianship for unaccompanied and separated children.
Eurochild’s Policy and Project Officer, Ciaran O’Donnell, and Stela Grigoras and Ina Verzivolli from UNICEF ECARO, extend the information given in their recent publication "How can we support children fleeing Ukraine?"
The war in Ukraine adds to the climate emergency and the effects of the pandemic as aggravating child malnutrition, which causes one in five child deaths in the world, according to a report by the organization.
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund highlights that access to the Internet may help more vulnerable children to develop their potential and find references, while also warning of the risks entailed.
Over half of them have been forced from their homes by conflicts and threats. The report recalls that a large number of children are seeking a better quality of life and improved social and economic conditions out of their homes.