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EUROPEAN FORUM ON STREET CHILDREN 2009

Migration of unaccompanied children. The increasing challenge to a Social EU.

The  origin countries in Central and Eastern Europe after the first years of EU membership.

Danubius Hotel Helia, Budapest 24-25 of September 2009

PROGRAM

Joint Declaration

Press Release

Summary Report

Participants List

 

PRESENTATIONS:

1.Reinhold Mueller, Director of EFSC

Welcoming Speech (ENG)

2.Kristina Touzenis, Author of International Migration Law nr. 15- HR of Migrant Children, International Organization for Migration

Protection of unaccompanied children in migration movements and on the streets

3.Mihai Florin Rosca, Director of the Romanian Foundation for Children, Community and Family (FRCCF)

Romania as an origin and destination country: Unaccompanied minors and street children as an all day challenge for NGOs: the example of FRCCF

4. Eva Kerpel, Vice President, Missing Children Europe

Child abduction and sexual abuse of children: Root causes and main tendencies in Central and Eastern Europe after the EU enlargement

5. Niraj Nathwani, Programme Manager, FRALEX Co-ordinator, Fundamental Rights Agency

Child Trafficking in the EU. Challenges, perspectives, good practices

6. Serenella Pesarin, Director General for the Implementation of Legal Provisions, Italian Ministry of Justice  

The Multilateral agreement on unaccompanied Romanian minors: a legal framework for trans-national investigation and policy co-ordination to protect chldren at high risk (EN(IT)

Juvenile Justice

Foreign nationals in prison

Relations with outside agencies, open prisons, resettlement

7. Marie-Anne Paraskevas, Principal Administrator, Social Inclussion Unit, European Commission, DG EMPL

Poor children in a rich Europe

8.Nadejda Petkova, Chief expert in section "Social Services", Department of Social Protection and Social Inclusion, Bulgarian Ministry of Labour

Facing the challenges of social inclusion of children in Europe and Bulgaria's experience  I

Facing the challenges of social inclusion of children in Europe and Bulgaria's experience II

9. Tommaso Diegoli, Program Coordinator, Save the Children Norway South East Europe Regional Office Sarajevo

The Child Trafficking Response Programme-Phase III in Bosnia and Herzegovina as a model of support and protection to children at risk of trafficking and unsafe migration

10.Mirsada Poturkovic, Director of the Centre of Social Work of Canton Sarajevo

Project "Drop-in centre for children performing street work"

11. Denisa Pochova, Advisor to the RAMAD for the Health of Roma Children

The negative influence of adverse living conditions on the overall health status of Roma children in Eastern Slovakia

12.Bernadett Gelsei, Director of Megallo Group Foundation for Adicts

Social exclusion and drug abuse among migrant children and youth in Hungary

13. Marek Stavinoha, Policy Officer, Unit D1:Fundamental Rights and the Rights of the Child, European Commission, DG JLS

Speaking Points for the Panel Discussion: Cooperation of the EU, international and national authorities: The impact of the enlargement on the living conditions of marginalised children in Central and Eastern Europe

14. Dora Giusti, Child Protection Specialist, UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Florence

Speaking Points for the Panel Discussion: Cooperation of the EU, international and national authorities: The impact of the enlargement on the living conditions of marginalised children in Central and Eastern Europe

15. Edona Berisha Kida,  Assistant Professor University of Pristine /Centerfor Protection of Victims and Prevent Trafficking with Human Beings-PVPT,Kosovo

Speaking Points for the Panel Discussion: Cooperation of the EU, international and national authorities: The impact of the enlargement  on the living conditions of marginalised children in Central and Eastern Europe.

 

 

  

This conference was supported by the European Community Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity (2007-2013) PROGRESS.

This programme is managed by the Directorate-General for Employment, social affairs and equal opportunities of the European Commission. It was established to financially support the implementation of the objectives of the European Union in the employment and social affairs area, as set out in the Social Agenda, and thereby contribute to the achievement of the Lisbon Strategy goals in these fields.

 

The seven-year Programme targets all stakeholders who can help shape the development of appropriate and effective employment and social legislation and policies, across the EU-27, EFTA-EEA and EU candidate and pre-candidate countries.

PROGRESS mission is to strengthen the EU contribution in support of Member States' commitment. PROGRESS will be instrumental in:

 

  • providing analysis and policy advice on PROGRESS policy areas;
  • monitoring and reporting on the implementation of EU legislation and policies in PROGRESS policy areas;
  • promoting policy transfer, learning and support among Member States on EU objectives and priorities;
  • and relaying the views of the stakeholders and society at large

For more information see: http://ec.europa.eu/progress

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