European Federation for Street Children (EFSC)

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History

Oct 1995, Amsterdam (Netherlands), as European Network on Street Children Worldwide (ENSCW). Subsequently changed title to European Foundation for Street Children Worldwide (EFSCW). Constitution adopted at constitutional conference, 28-29 Apr 1997, Brussels (Belgium). Statutes most recently modified, 15 Mar 2003. Registered in accordance with Dutch law.

Aims

Improve the lives and opportunities of street children by recognizing their social and economic context and challenging their exclusion and the causes of the phenomenon; raise political awareness within and with EU institutions in the field of excluded children with particular focus on street children; intensify informed political debate, in particular at European level, and have the issue of such children integrated into mainstream social and economic policy making; raise public awareness and mobilize public opinion on this issue; promote applied research and exchange of knowledge and experience acting as a broker for affiliated persons and institutions; inform and assist European governments and NGOs on EU policies, strategies, practices and developments in this field; improve the quality of life and the living conditions of such children.

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Activities

Knowledge management/information dissemination; advocacy/lobbying/activism; events/meetings; networking/liaising.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 13 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 27 countries
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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Infants
    • Disadvantaged
  • Societal Problems
    • Deprivation

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F3889

Last News Received

2. Sep 2011
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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