Joint open letter to the European Council calling for European commitments on children’s rights to be prioritised in future common migration and asylum policies

In the view of the upcoming June European Council, where strategic guidelines will be adopted outlining future EU Home Affairs policies, we, the undersigned organisations, children’s ombudspersons of Europe and the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, are writing to urge member states to build on previous commitments to children and make child rights a priority.

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Syria: Groups Call for ICC Referral – 15 May 2014

The EMHRN with more than one hundred civil society groups from around the world issued a statement on thursday 15 May to urge the United Nations Security Council to approve a resolution to refer the situation in Syria to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.

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