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UNICEF publish handbook for developing ‘Child Friendly Cities’
UNICEF has published a handbook on building child-friendly cities as part of its global ‘Child Friendly Cities’ initiative.
UNICEF and Eurochild launch online survey for children on the ‘Europe Kids Want’
UNICEF and Eurochild have launched an online survey to give children and young people a chance to express their opinion about the Europe they want to see.
EPIC publishes first yearly thematic report on child and family policy developments in Europe
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) has published its annual thematic report. The report outlines changes and new developments during the past year in the area of child and family policies across the EU Member States.
EPIC publishes policy memo on effective implementation of evidence-based programmes
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) has published a policy memo on the effective implementation of evidence-based programmes.
EPIC publishes policy memo on education for unaccompanied migrant children in Europe
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) has published a policy memo on approaches to education for unaccompanied migrant children in Europe.
New EPIC policy memo assesses current paternity and parental leave provisions across the EU
A new EPIC policy memo provides a brief description of current paternity and parental leave provisions and explores how these provisions might need to change in view of the initiatives launched under the European Pillar of Social Rights.
A new EU resolution to protect migrant children
On 2 May 2018, the European Parliament passed a new resolution to protect migrant children arriving in the European Union.
Childonomics: measuring the impact of investments in services for children and families
Eurochild has published the summary report from its ‘Childonomics’ research project.
New policy initiatives in EU Member States aim to protect children from unhealthy foods
Two new policy initiatives in Ireland and five Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) have been announced to monitor and promote good practice with regard to the marketing of high fats and/or salt (HFSS) foods to children. The initiatives aim to protect children from obesity and promote healthy eating habits.
New developments in the field of quality Early Childhood Education and Care
High-quality Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) can be an important factor in the development and later education outcomes of children. Below, EPIC outlines recent developments in ECEC provision across Europe.
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