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Child Protection Hub,

Join this webinar to walk through the PROMISE Child Participation Tool and to discuss approaches and considerations for soliciting children’s views on their Barnahus experience.

UNICEF and Child Protection Hub,

The purpose of this webinar is to shed light on the specific experiences and issues of unaccompanied and separate girls in the European Response.

Marta Garcia-Molsosa, Jordi Collet-Sabé, Joan Carles Martori, Carme Montserrat - Children and Youth Services Review,

The aim of this article is to analyse the evaluations made by the main stakeholders involved in the school situation of young people in residential care and propose an explanatory model of their level of school satisfaction (SS) based on variables related to the youngsters' subjective well-being.

Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir, Robin Harwick, James Rice - International Social Work,

Building on discourse analyses of custody deprivation cases, the authors of this paper call for greater understanding of how disability intersects with parenting and the need for an improved support system.

Dr. Muireann Ní Raghallaigh - FORUM,

This article is written as part of the FORUM project (FOR Unaccompanied Minors: transfer of knowledge for professionals to increase foster care), an EU funded project which sought to enhance the capacity of professionals to provide quality foster care for unaccompanied migrant children, primarily through the transfer of knowledge. The article aims to contribute to this transfer of knowledge by bringing together literature which is of relevance to professionals developing or enhancing foster care services for unaccompanied migrant children.

James Rice and Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir - Human Organization,

The goal of this contribution is to bring to light some systemic applications of organizational power that occur within the child protection system in Iceland.

Jelena Ćirić - Iceland Review,

Freyja Haraldsdóttir, former substitute MP for Bright Future, has filed a case against Iceland's Government Agency for Child Protection (Barnaverndarstofa or BVS) in response to their denial of her application to become a foster parent.

Lisa Moran, Caroline McGregor and Carmel Devaney - The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway,

The aim of this study was to explore how young people who have been in care, and their carers, conceptualise permanence and stability.

Paul Fontaine - The Reykjavik Grapevine,

Icelandic authorities arrested and held in custody a 17-year old asylum seeker who was carrying a false passport.  According to Icelandic law, unaccompanied asylum seekers below the age of 18 fall under the care of Child Protective Services.

Daja Wenke - Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat, Estonian Presidency 2014-2015, Republic of Estonia Ministry of Social Affairs,

This report was developed as part of a mapping study aimed at analysing the situation of alternative care and family support in the Baltic Sea Region, assessing the achievements since the 2005 Ministerial Forum and identifying relevant opportunities and challenges for the future.