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Diary noticeEMN UNHCR: Conference on Protection of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children in Ireland and Europe


Date: 27 November 2014


EMN Ireland, the Irish National Contact Point of the European Migration Network (located at the ESRI), together with the UNHCR Ireland, will hold a half-day conference on Protection of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children in Ireland and Europe on Thursday, 27 November 2014 in Dublin.

This conference aims to explore the situation of unaccompanied minors and separated children in Ireland and Europe in the context of international protection, child protection, migratory flows and migration policy.

The conference will address the best interests of unaccompanied minors and separated children, in particular in relation to:-

  • Entry and assessment measures and border control;
  • Asylum procedures;
  • Reception and care arrangements; and
  • Return and reintegration practices.

Further information will be available soon. 

In the meantime, please email enquiries to: emn.ireland@esri.ie


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