France, Greece, Italy and the UK
There are unaccompanied child refugees across Europe, but there are certain areas where concentrations of vulnerable children are highest. The Safe Passage UK head office is based in London, and we have an established presence in Northern France, and small but growing teams in Greece (in Athens and on the Greek Islands) and Italy.
The vast majority of unaccompanied children who came to the UK this year arrived from Calais.
The Home Secretary committed to take “half” the children from Calais at the time of the demolition. Nearly 2000 children were registered, but so far only 750 have been transferred. We continue to call on the Home Secretary to keep her word and take half the children.
We are also working to:
We also want to ensure that France and Britain maintain a functioning Dublin III system so that desperate children seeking their families never again have to gather in camps like Calais and Dunkirk. We will:
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