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Міждержавне усиновлення не слід починати під час або відразу після надзвичайної ситуації. Відповідно до призупинення українським урядом міждержавного усиновлення ми закликаємо держави прийому, міжнародні організації й гуманітарні установи застосувати гармонізований підхід і закликати до мораторію на міждержавне усиновлення дітей із України.
During emergencies, such as conflict, it is a well-accepted principle of States’ obligations under international law that adoption is not an appropriate response for unaccompanied and separated children. This is a joint call for a moratorium on intercountry adoption in response to the conflict in Ukraine. In line with the Ukrainian Government’s suspension of intercountry adoption, the joint statement urges receiving States, international bodies, and humanitarian agencies to adopt a harmonised approach and call for a moratorium on intercountry adoptions from Ukraine.
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The panel will be informed by the findings of Disability Rights International’s recent investigations in Ukraine and the report Left Behind in the War: Dangers Facing Children with Disabilities In Ukraine’s Orphanages. During times of war and emergency how can children and adults in institutions be protected without reinforcing segregated systems of service? What have recent experiences from Ukraine taught us about the challenges of enforcing the right to live in the community for all people with disabilities? Panelists will discuss immediate challenges facing humanitarian relief agencies as they respond to children with disabilities in Ukraine’s orphanages or recently evacuated to neighboring countries.
Panelists will discuss immediate challenges facing humanitarian relief agencies as they respond to children with disabilities in Ukraine’s orphanages or recently evacuated to neighboring countries. The panel will be informed by the findings of DRI’s recent report, Left Behind in the War: Dangers Facing Children with Disabilities In Ukraine’s Orphanages.
The war in Ukraine has forced millions to flee the country, but some of the most vulnerable have been left behind. NBC’s Richard Engel reports for TODAY on the Vilshanka Orphan House. Warning: some of the images in this report may be distressing.
This training has been designed for social workers in Moldova who are working with foster families caring for unaccompanied and separated children and adolescents who have fled the crisis in Ukraine.
On February 24, in the early hours of a cold, dark morning in Lviv, two phones in one apartment rang nearly simultaneously. The phones belonged to two women, Maryna and Nataliia, professional colleagues of a sort and temporary roommates; they were also newfound friends, both of them pregnant and near the beginning of their third trimesters.
Romania’s minister of family Gabriela Firea announced the Government’s intention to close all orphanages and move children to family-style homes, a project that is almost two decades in the making.
In this workshop Family for Every Child members Flüchtlingsrat Niedersachsen (The Refugee Council of Lower Saxony, Germany), Programma Integra (Italy) and METAdrasi (Greece) share their experience around supporting unaccompanied minors, with For Our Children (FoC) in Bulgaria. They share top tips with FoC as they navigate the arrival of unaccompanied minors fleeing the conflict in Ukraine, and find ways to support them.