Following last year’s event on quality care for children and youth migrants held in Palermo, Sicily, our partner EPIM has recently published 2 recommendations papers from practitioners.

The recommendations papers titled “Recommendations from and for practitioners” and “Recommendations from practitioners towards policy-makers on investing in quality care” are aimed at capturing the concerns and key insights from both providers and receivers of care which were voiced at the conference.

The context of the last years in Europe highlighted the need to significantly rethink the objectives and approaches of care offered to children and youth on the move. During the conference, it was identified that there are concrete opportunities to move beyond a ‘crisis mode’ and to further the approach of alternative models of care embedded in the communities and supporting inclusion on an individualised level which is widely recognised as the most beneficial for all children.

Eurodiaconia is currently looking for partners for AMIF priority 4 – Care for migrant minors, including unaccompanied minors, which offers a total budget of 1.200.000 Euros. However, we are also open for project ideas relating to other priorities. Please have a careful look at the call document for detailed information. The call is currently open for applications and the deadline is set for 31st January 2019. If your organisation is interested in applying as a partner together with Eurodiaconia, please get back to us by the 28th September 2018. Later, we plan to organise a preparatory meeting with potential partners in Brussels, in order to better define the project’s features and organise the work for the application. If you have any question or require more information, please get in touch with our Policy, Projects & Research Officer Florian at and our Projects & Communications Assistant Dario at


To know more about the recommendations for and from practitioners from the conference, check the paper  Recommendations from and for practitioners.

To know more about Investing in quality care for children and youth on the move, check the paper Recommendations from practitioners towards policy-makers on investing in quality care.