Southern Europe

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

Save the Children9 Mar 2017

Save the Children is in search of a child protection programme manager for its office in Greece.  

Opening Doors for Europe's Children1 Mar 2017

This country fact sheet highlights the care reforms that Spain has instituted over the past few years. This sheet also provides short facts and the latest developments on children in alternative care in Spain.

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.

France2427 Jan 2017

Delphine Moralis discusses the 10,000 refugee children that have gone missing in the EU.

Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi - Greek Reporter26 Jan 2017

The Greek Reporter states that the joint project between the EU and UNICEF will help keep refugee children safe and cared for.

Katerina Filippeos - Greek Reporter2 Dec 2016

Greek Reporter notes there are more than 1,200 unaccompanied child refugees on waiting lists for suitable accommodations.

Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi - Greek Reporter3 Nov 2016

Adoptions in Greece have fallen to their lowest in a decade.

Nuria Fuentes-Peláez, Ma Àngels Balsells, Josefina Fernández, Eduard Vaquero - Child and Family Social Work1 Nov 2016

This paper analyses how social support enhances family resilience in kinship foster families by involving the families in an educational group programme. 

UNICEF27 Oct 2016

New parliamentary bill will help ensure the protection of unaccompanied refugee minors who enter Italy.

Elisabeth Ballús, Carles Pérez-Téstor22 Oct 2016

This study attempts to understand the feelings and bonds of the often complex life situations of being an internationally adopted child.