Posted on 2 July 2020 by CHILD-UP team
“Between January and December 2019, some 33,200 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, Cyprus and Malta. Of them some 9,000 (27%) were unaccompanied or separated children […]. Also, child arrivals in 2019 in Greece, Spain, Italy and Bulgaria increased by 7% compared to arrivals registered in 2018 (30,085).”
These and many other data are reported in the “Refugee and Migrant Children in Europe Accompanied, Unaccompanied and Separated” overview of trends, published on June 23 by UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) in collaboration with UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) and IOM (International Organization for Migration).
If you are interested in this or other reports, please visit the Operational Portal on Refugee Situations here.
CHILD-UP researches into the level of integration of migrant children in Europe and their social condition, with the primary aim of providing support for migrant children’s exercise of agency in changing their own conditions of integration and constructing hybrid identities.