This factsheet highlights the developments and challenges still ahead in Serbia and offers key recommendations to the EU and the national government to ensure that children are cared for in family-based settings.
The 2017 country factsheets provide an update on the status of child protection and care reforms from 16 European countries that are the focus of Opening Doors for Europe’s Children campaign in Phase II.
Data and Trend Analysis (DATA) Refugees and Migrants at the Western Balkans Route Regional Overview, covering period October - December 2018, describes key trends in migrations in the region, detailing information about the number of people on the move, demography (age, sex, country of origin, etc), behavioral patterns, and routes in use - with a focus on children, particularly unaccompanied children. Data in this report includes key trends in Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Serbia, Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia.
Anita Burgund Isakov and Jasna Hrnčić - International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies 1 Jan 2018
In order to define what support is necessary for the successful emancipation of young people leaving alternative care in Serbia, this study of 150 young people in care aims to analyse both their preparedness for leaving alternative care, and whether the type of placement (kinship, foster, or residential) makes a difference to the level of preparedness.
More than 1,000 asylum-seeking men and boys were living around Belgrade’s train station until their eviction in May. Now many of them, including hundreds of children traveling alone, are missing and vulnerable to trafficking in their desperation to reach northern Europe.
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.
This document summarizes the content of the 6-7 October 2016 Network Meeting of National Statistical Offices. The event comprised of a number of presentations on topics related to the SDGs and data on children in alternative care.