Migration: MEPs to call on EU Commission to ensure protection of minors
Migrant children, and especially those travelling alone, are among the most vulnerable people on earth. Every one of them needs protection and is entitled to it under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, MEPs will point out in a debate with the EU Commission on Wednesday.
MEPs have repeatedly called on the Commission and member states to respect the right to family reunification and access to education. They must also offer unaccompanied asylum seekers appropriate reception facilities.
Debate: Wednesday, 26 October
Procedure: Question for oral answer without resolution