Separated asylum seeking children in EU Member States: an examination of living conditions, provisions and decision-making procedures in selected EU Member States through child centred participatory research (SEPAC)

Duration: January 2009 – December 2009

The goal of the Study „Separated asylum seeking children in EU Member States: an examination of living conditions, provisions and decision-making procedures in selected EU Member States through child centred participatory research" was to better understanding the situation of separated children, especially their point of view concerning their life conditions, examining good practices and identifying the need for improvement in the area of implementation and application of the rights of the child. The study was conducted in Belgium, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Hungary, Malta, The Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Sweden and the UK. The results thereafter were compared and analyzed, best practices identified and recommendations to the Fundamental Rights Agency formulated.

The project was funded by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).