Latest research, published by Hope and Homes for Children, reveals the extent to which Ukraine’s vast system of orphanages and other institutions is failing vulnerable children by resisting reform.
As Estonia takes upon the presidency of the council of the European Union on 1 July 2017, children and young people with alternative care experience develop a manifesto where they call on Estonian government to prioritise child care system reform more explicitly. In a “Children and Young People Manifesto on Child Protection in Estonia”, children and young people urge Estonian government to take concrete steps towards the delivery of a child protection reform that ensure best interests and needs of each child.View manifesto
The Opening Doors for Europe’s Children campaign calls on the EU to reinforce its support for national reforms of the child protection systems, in particular, to promote appropriate allocation and spending of EU funds for deinstitutionalisation reforms and to improve existing regulations, such as the ex-ante conditionality on the transition from institutional to community-based care and implementation of the European Code of Conduct on Partnership.View resource
The Opening Doors for Europe’s Children progress report reflects on campaign’s achievements towards making a positive difference for hundreds of thousands of children across Europe during Phase I. With larger partnership and extended geography, it describes campaign’s transition into the second phase which is expected to run until the end of 2018.View resource
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) is an evidence-based online platform which was launched in 2013 by the European Commission. EPIC aims to provide information about policies, programmes or practices that can help children and their families face up to the challenges that exist in the current economic climate in Europe.View resource
July 2015 – Hope and Homes for Children and Eurochild
This policy position paper addresses main issues and offers solutions for the reform of the Child Protection System in Greece.