The Czech Helsinki Committee Assisted visits of children with parent in prison reflected by ERASMUS interns

The Czech Helsinki Committee (CHC) is a nongovernmental organization which main purpose is to monitor and to protect human rights, with a particular attention for vulnerable groups (children, elderly, minorities etc.). CHC is also working with children with parents.in prison … Continue reading

Welcome to our newest UK applicant member: POPS

In October 2014, Children of Prisoners Europe welcomed UK organisation Partners of Prisoners and Families Support Group (POPS) as an applicant member of the network. This further partnership—POPS and Children of Prisoners Europe worked very successfully together on the Coping project (2010-2013)—promises to … Continue reading

Open letter from the Child rights action group (Crag) to the newly elected president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker

The Child Rights Action Group (CRAG) of which COPE is a member, sent an open letter to the recently elected European Parliament President, Jean-Claude Juncker, in September 2014, urging him to uphold his commitment to build a Europe that invests … Continue reading

Juki: Online Consultation Project For Children And Young People

The theme of the German Juki-Online Consultation project for children and young people, launched in 2013 and funded by the German television lottery, was detention. Building on network member Treffpunkt e.V.’s (http://childrenofprisoners.eu/treffpunkt-e-v/) existing online advice centre for families of prisoners, a … Continue reading

A New Concept To Renovate Cologne Prison’s Visiting Rooms

German network affiliate, Morning Tears Deutschland e.V.,( http://morningtears.de/) has begun a campaign to create more child-friendly visiting spaces within Cologne Prison. The campaign, “Room to bond,” (https://www.betterplace.org/en/projects/20155?utm_campaign)  is an initiative of BAG-S, (http://www.bag-s.de/) with assistance from Alanus University,( http://www.alanus.edu/eng.html) Morning Tears, Children for a … Continue reading