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Lumos’ recommendations to Latvian Presidency of the EU


Making sure EU funding is used for deinstitutionalisation globally. Report on the progress made throughout the EU on deinstitutionalisation and more specifically the work of ...

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Universal periodic review – Bulgaria 2015


In 2009, Lumos began working with the Bulgarian State Agency for Child Protection as it planned its reforms of residential child care, which involved 137 ...

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Universal Periodic Review - Republic of Haiti Stakeholder report by Lumos


Lumos’ submission for the Universal Periodic Review of the Republic of Haiti for consideration by the Human Rights Council (HRC), at its 26th session, October-November ...

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Universal Periodic Review - Republic of Moldova Stakeholder report by Lumos


Lumos’ submission for the Universal Periodic Review of the Republic of Moldova for consideration by the Human Rights Council (HRC), at its 26th session, October-November ...

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Children in Haiti: from institutions to families


This report, was distributed 26 June 2015, at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour (MAST), for a high-level seminar focusing on the challenge of ...

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De-institutionalising and Transforming Children’s Services – a guide to good practice


The guidance in this manual is based on 2013 best practices in deinstitutionalising children from residential care, identified from the experience of childcare professionals across ...

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The beginning of the end for orphanage ‘care’ in Haiti


Lumos starts work on joint programme to reform care services for vulnerable children and families in Haiti by 2030. Haiti will this week play host ...

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Inclusive Education: From Aspiration to Reality


Children in Moldova have celebrated the success of educational reforms which mean thousands of pupils with disabilities and special needs are now taught in mainstream ...

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Three little words that make a big difference


It's actually five little words, but I had to draw your attention to a hugely important clause which could - if left unamended - result ...

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Safeguarding Children By Monitoring And Improving Standards Of Social Care


Replacing residential children’s institutions with community-based services, enabling children to live in families with appropriate support, is a fundamental principle underpinning Lumos’ work. However, as ...

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The Children Behind the Wall


The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 exposed the vast numbers of children who had been kept within institutions in countries that had previously ...

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Putting Child Protection and Family Care at the Heart of EU External Action


Globally, an estimated eight million children live in institutions because they are poor, have a disability, or belong to a marginalised group. More than 80 ...

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Understanding Policy Development and Implementation for Children and Young People


A 67 page foundation report, the the second in a Special Report Series addressing the rights and well-being of children and youth in Ireland and ...

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Lumos’ recommendations to the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU


Lumos’ recommendations to the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU: Protecting the most vulnerable children, inside and outside of Europe

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Lumos’ recommendations to the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU


Lumos’ recommendations to the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU: Protecting the most vulnerable children, inside and outside of Europe

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Response to the Presidency Draft of the European Consensus on Development


Response to the Presidency Draft of the European Consensus on Development

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Lumos’ recommendations to the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU


Lumos’ recommendations to the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU: Empowering and protecting children in families

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Lumos Response to EC Communication on future ACP – EU relations


Lumos Response to EC Communication on future ACP – EU relations

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Lumos’ contribution to the Comprehensive evaluation of EU Humanitarian Aid 2012-2016 consultation


Lumos' recommendations for the EU Humanitarian Aid 2012-2016 consultation.

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Opening up communities, closing down institutions


Community Living for Europe: Structural Funds Watch is an independent initiative that tracks how effectively the clear commitment of the European Structural and Investment Funds ...

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Closing the Data Gap: summary report


Many governments and national statistics offices lack the capacity and resources to include children outside families in data collection. In most countries, there is either ...

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Post-2020 MFF: Supporting deinstitutionalisation of children globally


This paper contributes to the ongoing debate on the future of the European Union, with a special focus on the future of EU finances and ...

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Lumos’ contribution to the public consultation on EU funds in the area of values and mobility


Lumos' recommendations for EU-led volunteering schemes.

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