Western Asia

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Western Asia. Browse resources by country or category for more specific information.

International Organization for Migration28 Mar 2017

International Organization for Migration seeks a special short-term graded protection officer for its Gaziantep, Turkey Duty Station.  The position is expected to last six-months with possible exte

Cyprus Mail Online21 Feb 2017

Hope for Children starts pilot foster care program in Cyprus.

Better Care Network3 Feb 2017

The Committee's recommendations on the issues relevant to children's care are highlighted, as well as other care-related concluding observations, ratification dates, and links to the Universal Periodic Review and Hague Intercountry Adoption Country Profile.

UAFA13 Dec 2016

A video from UAFA emphasizing the importance of early intervention.

UAFA31 Oct 2016

In this video from United Aid for Azerbaijan, several experts and public officials discuss the importance of deinstitutionalization. 

BBC News24 Oct 2016

Per this article from the BBC, Syrian refugee children have been making clothes for British shoppers. 

Allison Pond - Desert News NewsOK26 Sep 2016

In this article from NEWSok, Zaidoon Khalaf shares his experiences while attempting to reunify with his family Germany.

DAVID KEYTON and MAHSA AMINELAHI - Stars and Stripes22 Aug 2016

After being separated from his parents in a Turkish forest, Mahdi Azizi reunited with his family in Sweden after his father spotted him at an open air concert.

Armenpress21 Jun 2016

 This article discusses the US Ambassador's visit to an Armenian orphanage, Armenia’s goal to deinstitutionalize children and research from UNICEF indicating that 97% of children in Armenian orphanages come from vulnerable families and have at least one living parent.

Council of Europe2 Mar 2016

Council of Europe Secretary General Jagland sent a letter to Heads of Government of all 47 states of the Council of Europe to urge them to better ensure the safety and proper treatment of asylum-seeking and refugee children entering Europe. He also outlined a list of priority measures.