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Save the date: COPE annual conference in Naples, Italy

Bambinisenzasbarre and Children of Prisoners Europe invite you to attend their international conference on supporting children with imprisoned parents in Naples, Italy on 19 May 2017. More details to follow. Ce poste est aussi disponible en: Français

COPE launches in-school initiative as crowdfunding campaign

We have launched a new schools-based fundraising initiative to benefit children separated from a parent in prison, raising money through a GlobalGiving crowdfunder. Can you help us reach our target of $7500? We could really use your support.  MAKE A DONATION TODAY Across Europe, some 2.1 million children have a parent in prison. They suffer emotional, social and economic difficulties and…

Research: Children with Imprisoned Parents in Latvia

Anna Krasanova LL.M, Senior Lawyer of the Children’s Rights Division of the Ombudsman’s Office of the Republic of Latvia, has published research entitled “Research of the Situation Regarding the Right of the Children of Imprisoned Persons to Contact with Their Parents in Latvia”. In a bid to assess whether the situation of children with imprisoned…

Quality of Childhood session on children of prisoners

On 10 January 2017, MEP Julie Ward and the Brussels-based Alliance for Children European Network Group are planning a two-hour Quality of Childhood (QoC) session at the European Parliament devoted to the issue of children with imprisoned parents. COPE has been invited to co-organise the session. The QoC session will provide a good opportunity to…

Poland: COPE advocacy and research mission

October 2016 “I use Skype to speak to my 11 year old son” – the effective use of this telecommunications tool was one of the first things we learnt when speaking to a female inmate from the Śledczy Grochów prison in Warsaw. The fifteen-minute weekly Skype session is granted in addition to the one hour…


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