On the 9th June 2022, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on the EU strategy on the rights of the child, with a particular focus on the protection of children’s rights in crisis or emergency situations.
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Detention has a profound and negative impact on child health and well-being and can have a long-lasting negative impact on children’s cognitive development.
On 23 February 2022, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted the new Strategy for the Rights of the Child (2022-2027) titled "Children's Rights in Action: from continuous implementation to joint innovation".
On 18 November 2021, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) condemned Croatia for illegal refoulement of migrants in the case M.H. et Al v. Croatia.
"We need a strategy that is inclusive of all children and that supports children in vulnerable situations and we need a strategy that promotes and supports our right to participate in decisions that affect us. Because nothing that is decided for children should be decided without children.
GENEVA – Under the international law of the sea, State parties are required to take steps to protect the lives of all individuals who find themselves in a situation of distress at sea.