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This month issue of the newsletter features articles and materials that ESN has produced on the topic of migration and unaccompanied children and young people, in view of the upcoming autumn seminar, on 23-24 October in Stockholm, that will focus on the inclusion in society and transition to adulthood of unaccompanied children and young people.
 
 
 
Registrations opening: Seminar on migrant children and young people – Social inclusion and transition to adulthood
 

The European Social Network (ESN), in co-operation with its Swedish member, the National Board of Health and Welfare, presents its seminar ‘Migrant children and young people –. Social inclusion and transition to adulthood’, taking place in Stockholm on 23-24 October. Do you have an interest and expertise on the topic? Registrations are now open!

 
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  Promoting migrants inclusion – how can EU funds make it happen?
   
  In 2015 and 2016, 2.5 million people applied for asylum in the EU. Behind this number, there are personal stories of people looking for a better future. Their social inclusion is key for the cohesion of present and future European societies and requires cooperation between stakeholders and local public services. In times of budgetary constraints, EU funding can play a key role in contributing to making integration happen.
   
 
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  The refugee crisis in 2017
   
  The pressure on social service providers remains significant, but signs of progress and the political will to tackle the issue are evident.
   
 
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  EU responds to child migrant risks
   
  Amid reports of EU Member States failing child migrants and refugees, the European Commission has issued a communication outlining actions for Member States to take.
   
 
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  Care and support for unaccompanied children: Steps forward
   
  The numbers may for now have peaked, and the story may have slipped from the headlines but, the social inclusion of unaccompanied children remains a key issue for social welfare states across Europe.
   
 
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  Videos
 
 
 
Listening to unaccompanied children
 
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Investing in children’s services: a focus on unaccompanied minors
 
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The European Social Services Conference as seen by the Brighton Table Tennis Club, a successful example of social inclusion based in the UK.
 
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  Publications
 
 
 
The impact of the refugee crisis on local public social services in Europe
 
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Promoting Inclusion for Unaccompanied Young Asylum Seekers and Immigrants
 
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  Latest practices
 
 
 
Learn about the best practices around Europe
 
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  Featured articles
 
 
 
EU states are denying child migrants essential services – Alfonso Lara Montero, The Guardian, 23 August 2016
 
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