Young Runaways and Missing Migrant Children in Europe: Towards Improved Cross-Border Cooperation



This timely international symposium provides an invaluable opportunity to discuss how to tackle the problem of young runaways and missing migrant children in Europe. The symposium will examine how to improve child protection across the EU and explore innovative methods of collaboration between Member States. Delegates will also have the chance to evaluate the effectiveness of assistance tools and child alert mechanisms. Public Policy Exchange welcomes the participation of all key partners, responsible authorities and stakeholders. Delegates will: Discuss current policy frameworks for dealing with young runaways and missing migrant children in Europe Explore new solutions for a successful cooperation across Europe at local, national and European level Develop ideas to prevent children from trafficking, violence and exploitation Analyse the role of stakeholders in implementing EU decisions and projects for missing children Determine ways to improve the reception conditions for migrant children Learn about recent EU developments on child protection Share best practice of successful projects Build strong partnerships between relevant stakeholders at national and international level

Keywords: Children, Unaccompanied Minors, cross-border element, Minors
Language: English


Start date: 24-10-2017 10:00
End date: 24-10-2017 16:30


Country: Belgium
City: Brussels
Address: Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre, Avenue du Boulevard 17, 1210 Bruxelles


Organiser: Public Policy Exchange
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Registration required: No