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Missing children KIWANIS I-Day
Every year, in the European Union alone, there are over 250.000 reports of missing children, almost one every two minutes. Yet, even today, there are no single and shared measures to prevent and search for missing children. Many of them are unaccompanied foreign children who hoped to find a future in Europe. The aim of our initiative is to take stock of the situation and identify strategies that can achieve positive results within a short period of time.
Event reportVery year, in the European Union alone, there are over 250,000 reports of missing minors, almost one every two minutes. Yet, even day, there are no single and shared measures for the prevention and search for missing children. Neither at European level nor, much less, at world level. Each country Tries to COPE with what continues to be a social scourge by adopting different directions from each used by other countries. In 2018, in 26 of the 32 European hot-lines dedicated to this purpose, reports of missing mines were “only” 91,655 for 9,115 missing children. Make fewer than those that reappeared. Strict themes were addressed during the works. Starting with the role of the institutions (Kiwanis is the coordinator of the Group 6 Missing Minors at the Council of the Extraordinary Commissioner of the Government for Missing Persons. Disappearanof a minor and his/her discovery. At the same time, the initiatives that will be implemented in the near future to reduce the risk of the Disappearances of minors were present, Collaborating with many of the associations present at the meeting and mediating the adoption of innovative tools and protocols like EENA and ESSN. Particular expectation was paid to migratory phenomena and to unsupported foreign minors who in Italy present the majority of missing and uncovered minors. The project was Joined by Authorities, Associations and Bodies active in the sector which provided their own important contribution in terms of know-how of the phenomenon and of the procedures for prevention and recovery. Part of the work was also dedicated to the phenomenon of international child abduction (also with testimonies).
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