81 Civil Society Organisations call on MEPs to vote down harmful EU Migration Pact

Amidst warnings from over 50 Civil Society Organisations, EU lawmakers reached a political agreement on the EU’s New Pact on Migration and Asylum in December. The agreement is a continuation of a decade of policy that has led to the proliferation of rights violations in Europe. Moreover, it will have devastating implications for the right […]

The NCR contributes to Eurochild’s Children in Need report 2023

Alongside The Smile of the Child and ALMA Amea, Network For Children’s Rights contributed towards Eurochild’s 2023 report on children in need across Europe. To produce the report, the three organizations leveraged their expertise in various issues concerning children in Greece such as child poverty and social exclusion, discrimination, health, online safety, and early childhood services. The report […]

Joint Civil Society Statement on Article 5 of the EU Screening Regulation

82 Civil Society Organisations come together with PICUM and BVMN to express concerns regarding the potential retention of Article 5 in the proposed EU Screening Regulation (one of key legislative files encompassing the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum) during trilogue negotiations. This provision would extend the application of screening procedures not only to people […]


“THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT HAS FAILED CHILDREN” – SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND CHILD RIGHTS ACTIVISTS ISSUE DAMNING ASSESSMENT OF THE PARLIAMENT’S COMPROMISED VERSION OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE REGULATION November 9, 2023: A coalition of over 80 organisations and survivors committed to advancing children’s rights and the elimination of sexual abuse, have written to EU […]

Statement on Evros Fires and Far Right Mobilisation

JOINT CIVIL SOCIETY STATEMENT   Fires, Pushbacks and the Far Right: Misplaced Blame and the Mobilisation of Violence Against People on the Move in Evros ___________________________________________________________________________   24 August 2023   Year upon year Greece is impacted by deadly wildfires, but this summer has reached devastating levels. The average total of land destroyed each year […]

The Network for Children’s Rights Calls for Prime Minister Mitsotakis to Join Coalition of Member States Supporting the EU Regulation to Combat Online Child Sexual Abuse

Today, the Network for Children’s Rights wrote to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis calling for Greece to support the proposed EU Regulation to prevent and combat child sexual abuse.  1 in 5 children in Europe are subject to sexual violence and abuse. Every second, at least 2 images or videos of child sexual abuse are shared online […]

Intervention of 28 organisations to competent Prosecutors on the pushback incident published by the New York Times

Athens, 27 July 2023: In a joint submission to the Prosecutors of the Piraeus Naval Court, the First Instance Court of Mytilene and the Supreme Court Prosecutor, 28 civil society organisations are calling for an effective investigation into potential criminal acts committed in relation to what was published on 19 May 2023 by the New […]