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Child protection features at EU child rights Interservice Group

FRA attended the Interservice Group on the Rights of the Child meeting on child protection on 9 June.

The Agency provided updates of its ‘Towards integrated child protection systems’ project. The project supports the European Commission’s child protection initiative through updates of FRA’s Mapping child protection systems in the EU.

FRA also gave a brief overview of other FRA projects dealing with child protection. These included its upcoming bulletin on the fundamental rights of children displaced in the EU following the Russian war of aggression and report on local efforts to integrate people displaced from Ukraine.

In addition, FRA spoke about its Fundamental Rights Report 2023, in particular the  focus section on the implications for the EU of the war in Ukraine. The focus contains findings on the protection of unaccompanied children.