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Developing standards for protecting migrant children

The Agency took part in the Council of Europe’s drafting group responsible for developing standards on guardianship for children in the context of migration.

The meeting, held in Strasbourg on 1 and 2 February, finalised principles and guidelines on guardianship for unaccompanied migrant children. They will now be discussed among Council of Europe Member States. The group started the discussion on principles and guidelines to ensure safeguards are in place for the protection of people undergoing age assessments in the context of migration.