Italy: Assessing the Experiences of Unaccompanied and Separated Eritrean Children outside of the Reception System in Rome

“What are your plans in Rome?” “I am waiting for the police to come to the camp, arrest me and bring me and my friends in the prefecture. This way I’ll be able to get access to the procedures for Read more…

Italy: Assessing unaccompanied children’s journey from the top four countries of origin in West and North Africa

Almost half of the total number of migrant unaccompanied and separated children who arrived in Italy between 2016 and 2017 come from West and North Africa. However limited information is available about the profile, the perception of risk and the Read more…

Greece and Italy: Refugee and migrant children face challenges in achieving their objectives and lose out on education once in Europe

Over 100,000 refugee and migrant children, of whom more than 33,800 unaccompanied and separated children (34%), arrived in Europe in 2016. In the first three months of 2017, 5,700 children landed on European shores. The vast majority of them entered Read more…

Italy: Assessing the experiences of unaccompanied children leaving the reception system

In 2016, the number of unaccompanied and separated children arriving in Italy has more than doubled. Over 15,000 children have been accommodated in the Italian reception system as of February 2017. However, an additional 5,252 unaccompanied and separated children have Read more…