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Individual Assessment of suspected or accused children

The book “Individual Assessment of suspected or accused children” is published within the frame of the EU co-funded Justice Project“Procedural safeguards of accused or suspected children: improving the implementation of the r…

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2nd Transnational Meeting of ‘CARE’ Project Partners

The 2nd meeting of the partners of the European project “Leaving with Care-Living with Care” (“CARE”) implemented with the co-financing of the European Program for Rights, Equality and Citizenship, took place online on the 2n…

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Hope For Children implements the “Migrant Women Empowerment in Cyprus society&#...

The “Migrant Women Empowerment in Cyprus society” online event taking place on Friday February 12th at 16:00-17:30 on Zoom platform, consists a brief presentation of BASE European programme and the role of Cultural Advisors i…

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Reports & Policy Papers

HIT – Hate Interrupter Teams: Youth counteracting hate speech towards migrants and mi...

The HIT project developed a new model of European youth empowerment to tackle racism, xenophobia and discrimination aimed at migrants. At its heart is the concept of ‘Hate Interrupter Teams’ (HITs) – task groups of young peop…

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Hate Interrupter Teams: The Best Practices

Hate Interrupter Teams: Youth counteracting hate speech towards migrants and minorities through participatory and creative campaign (HIT), is a 24-month project co-funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship programme of t…

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“MEDIS – Mediterranean Inclusive Schools – News Bulletin” “Ho...

The project coordinator, World University Service of the Mediterranean (WUSMED) and the partners from six European countries (Spain, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Bulgaria) continued in 2019-2020 to work closely for sup…

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Hate Interrupter Teams (HIT) – Awareness Raising Campaign for counteracting racism an...

In the framework of the European Programme “HIT: Hate Interrupter Teams: Youth counteracting hate speech towards migrants and minorities through participatory and creative campaign” (REC-RRAC-RACI-AG-2017 – 807861), “Hop…

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TRAVELOGUE – Identification and protection of victims of human trafficking

The Travelogue presents a summary of notes written by the participants during training sessions organised according to a practical pedagogical methodology, based mainly on exchanges of good practices between social worke…

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Hope For Children on #NotFoundDay 2020: Making an effort to change missing children’s...

On September 25th and for the third consequent year, “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center joins the Missing Children Europe campaign the NotFound, a software which turns usel…

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CREUS EU project – The results of the assessment and the CoE Good Practice Award

The European Project CREUS is providing a new approach focusing on ‘unconventional spaces’ to support the transversal skills of disadvantaged and unemployed young people (16-24 years-old) to maximize their potential in terms…

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International Youth Day 2020: Voice to Youth at Global Level

The International Youth Day was declared on August 12 by the UN General Assembly in 1999. Since then every year this day the opportunity is given to young people from all over the world to join their voices. Young people can…

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The ratification of the Child Labor Convention by the Kingdom of Tonga has led to its...

On the 4th of August 2020 Ambassador for the Kingdom of Tonga, Titilupe Fanetupouvava’u Tuivakano, formally deposited the ratification instruments with ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder. The Ratification of the convention conce…

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“Hope For Children” celebrates International Child Helpline Day

May 17th has been designated as International Child Helpline Day. Every year, this day is dedicated to the worldwide work that is being done for the operation of the children’s helplines. Children’s helplines aim to help perh…

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Annual Report 2018

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“Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center officially operates the Children’s House

The International, Humanitarian and Independent Institution “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center announces the completion of the Children’s House facilities, which was marked today with the handing over of the renovated buil…

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Learning Material

Participatory Action & Learning Experiences with Roma Youth

A collaborative learning resource written with Roma young people and professionals working with PEER Youth in Romania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, England, France, Lithuania, Ireland, Italy, Scotland , Spain and Wales. You may read mor…

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CREUS Practitioner Guide

CREUS Curriculum Consists of four modules which contain the fundamental skills, knowledge, and competences mentors require to be successful and effective in their practice. Mentors will find these useful for structuring their…

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CREUS Mentees Visual Guide

The CREUS Mentees Visual Guide is a booklet about the Peer Mentor Journey. You may find the Visual Guide here.

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The INTEGRA MIP (Mentoring & Integration Programme)

The MIP (Mentoring & Integration Programme) is an online interactive tool available in English, Greek, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian). It can be accessed through the Resources page of the INTEGRA website https://integ…

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Reports & Policy Papers

MEDIS– Policy Recommendations on the educational & social inclusion of children ...

Hope For Children and CARDET proceeded in April and May 2020 with interviews with the stakeholders, for the purposes of the MEDIS* policy recommendations/ guidelines discussion & feedback. This procedure aimed to facilita…

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20th of June: World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day was established by a decision of the UN General Assembly on 4th December 2000 and was first honored on 20th of June 2001. Every 20th of June, if not every day, we have to always remember and make a reference…

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Professional Capacity Development Programme: Child-friendly communication in judicial...

The JudEx+: Professional capacity development programme on child-friendly communication in judicial proceedings in cases of sexual violence against children, is born out the need for implementing the guidelines outlined in in…

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Children continue to go missing despite lockdowns. The hotline 116 000 has an import...

25th of May marks the International Missing Children’s Day. This year, we commemorate the occasion  under extraordinary circumstances. Restrictive measures to limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic increase the risks for c…

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Short film “Watch Over Me” – Sexual abuse against children

This short film “Watch Over Me”, Directed by Leah Kayaleh and Written and Financed by Leah Kayaleh and Rani Kayaleh was made to raise awareness, and we warmly thank them for giving us the means to sensitize the public about t…

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CHAPTER: Children movement Against Physical Threatening and Emotional Repression

Physical violence against children and youth has serious negative impact on their personality. In particular, Corporal Punishment (CP) is largely ignored as a form of physical violence.  In order to take the ne…

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Hope For Children attending the EuroMed Women For Dialogue Forum on the prevention of...

The EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum was held in Amman, Jordan, organized by the Anna Lindh Foundation and “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center attended, contributing to women’s role as agents for the promotion of intercultu…

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Training Program Against Corporal Punishment and Emotional Repression for Children an...

Physical violence against children and youth has serious negative impact on their personality. In particular, Corporal Punishment (CP) is largely ignored as a form of physical violence. Started on December 1st 2016, the proje…

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Children’s Rights Defender Award 2019 to young Nicholas Nikiforou

“Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center held the award ceremony of young Nicholas Nikiforou in a joyful and emotional atmosphere, rewarding him with the “Children’s Rights Defender Award 2019”. The ceremony took place at the pr…

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HFC's Policies & Reference Documents

Laws

Rights of the Child * United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child. United Nations. (1989). * Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child – The Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict (2…

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“Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center celebrating 10 successful and fruitful years...

On the International Day of the Rights of the Child November 20th, “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center (HFC) celebrated its 10th anniversary of successful course on promoting and defending the rights of children in Cyprus….

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Quote for the provision of External Evaluation Services

“Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center is requesting quotations for an External Evaluator to carry out the necessary work for the EU funded project BASE: Migrant and refugee child-friendly support services in cases of sexual a…

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International Day of Education: “Hope For Children’’ CRC Policy Center raises awarene...

The establishment by United Nations, for the first time, of the 24th of January as International Day of Education points out the high importance of education in contemporary societies. Although access to education consists a…

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The Transnational report of CREUS project overseen by “Hope For Children”...

“Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center is overseeing the CREUS Transnational project report which presents a selection of projects in Cyprus, Greece, Italy, The Netherlands, and United Kingdom (England), that, though diverse i…

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Call for Interns in Administration and Language Support

Who are we? “Hope For Children CRC Policy Center is an International Humanitarian and Independent Institution and its headquarters are based in Nicosia, Cyprus. We conduct our work through research, advisory services, advocac…

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“Hope For Children” brings together passionate educators to empower young people on G...

“Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center organised and implemented a specialized two day workshop for educators and school counsellors on the topics of gender-based violence and gender equality as part o…

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INTEGRA: Multidisciplinary Mentorship programme to support the entrepreneurship of ch...

INTEGRA Newsletter #1: The first transnational meeting for the INTEGRA project took place in Nicosia, Cyprus, in June 2018. This moment represented the kick-off of a project that proposes a new approach to support young peopl…

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“Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center celebrating 10 successful and fruitful years...

On the International Day of the Rights of the Child November 20th, “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center (HFC) celebrated its 10th anniversary of successful course on promoting and defending the rights of children in Cyprus….

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High-level CoE and UN officials speaking at the conference on Children’s Rights in Di...

On the occasion of the Universal Children’s Day, 20th of November, “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center has the honour to organise and to invite you to the Second National Forum on the Rights of the Child, dedicated to Child…

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“Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center supports the initiative for the children of Ken...

The International, Independent and Humanitarian institution “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center congratulates the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus and the Honorary Consul of Kenya in Cyprus, Mr. Nikos Tornaritis on the…

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Radisson Blu International Marathon of Larnaca

“Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center and Stoiximan Cyprus participate at this year’s Radisson Blu International Marathon of Larnaca  The International, Humanitarian and Indep…

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Prevention of Violence Against Children and Youth in Cyprus– 19 Days of Activism

“Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center condemning any form of violence and abuse against children, is implementing again this year the “19 Days of Activism” campaign on the prevention of abuse and violence against children and…

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Rock Rock Walk Fashion Show for «Hope For Children» CRC Policy Center

The charity Rock Walk Fashion Show of Nassos Louizos aiming to financially empower the International, Independent and Humanitarian Organization “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center, will take place on Monday November 5th 201…

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Family mediation: a successful solution in child abduction cases in Cyprus and Europe

Nicosia, 15 October – Today marks the beginning of International Mediation Week which aims to promote the importance of family mediation in parental abduction cases. Despite its success rate, mediation remains a solution that…

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«Hope For Children» CRC Policy Centre supports the young cyclist Stavriana Kanarkoti...

The Director-General for «Hope For Children» CRC Policy Centre Mr. Joseph Borghese announced with great joy the Organization’s support towards the young cyclist, Stavriana Kanarkoti. This initiative is a part of the Organizat…

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The First Lady of India and the First Lady of Cyprus visited «Hope For Children» CRC ...

On September 3rd 2018 the Director-General of «Hope For Children» CRC Policy Centre Mr. Joseph Borghese, welcomed the First Lady of India and the First Lady of Cyprus at the Organization’s premises. During the State visit of…

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Press Conference for the establishment of Mediation Service Cyprus

The “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center and the Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family (SPAVO), realized a Press Conference in regards to the establishment of cross-border family Mediation Ser…

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The Observatory on Human Rights of Children in Wales establishes the Chair of the ...

Director-General Mr. Joseph Varughese has selected Professor Jane Williams of the Observatory on Human Rights of Children in Wales for holding the Chair of CRC Policy Center. The Chair is designed for Universities a…

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Newsletters

HFC Newsletter June 2014

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HFC's Policies & Reference Documents

Child Protection Policy

Whereas the Organization is a humanitarian organization with its headquarters in Cyprus, And, Whereas the Organization is entirely dedicated to the promotion, protection and respect of the rights of the child, And, Whereas th…

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Annual reports

Annual Report 2014

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The Rights of Adolescents

“Hope for Children” UNCRC Policy Center in cooperation with Law Clinic of the University of Nicosia, announce the submission of their report titled “The Rights of Adolescents” to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of…

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Reports & Policy Papers

Judicial Proceedings in cases of sexual Violence Against Children: The Child’s ...

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NGO Contribution on the “Protection of the Rights of the Child and the 2030 Agenda fo...

Report on the “Protection of the Rights of the Child and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” NGO contribution in Cyprus & Hungary. Produced by “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center in the framework of the UN High Com…

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Policy paper on Roma Children Participation in Cyprus

Policy paper on Roma Children Participation in Cyprus, produced by “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center in the framework of the EU project “PEER: Participation, Experiences & Empowerment for Roma Youth”.Policy paper on R…

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Mr Bragi Gudbrandsson awarded with the Children’s Rights Defender Award of “Hope For ...

There are persons and entities that continuously engage in remarkable actions in the field of children’s rights, but their effort and loyalty is not always recognized and appreciated. For this reason, Hope for Children CRC Po…

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Annual Report 2015

This Annual Report covers “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center activities for 2015 (PDF)

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