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Council of Europe consultation group on children from Ukraine meets for the first time

FRA took part in the first meeting of the Council of Europe consultation group focusing on children from Ukraine. The meeting focused on applicable law, guardianship, reception and mental health programmes.

FRA gave a presentation on guardianship based on the findings from its bulletin displaced children from Ukraine finding protection in the EU.

The meeting took place in Strasbourg 30 November and 1 December. Heads of State of Council of Europe Member States established the group in May 2023. Its mandate run until July 2025.