Project No. REC-CHILD-AG-2016-02

Project period 2018-2020


  • Implementation of common standards on guardianship systems in four EU countries, safeguarding the rights of unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) & promoting their wellbeing in EU.
  • Capacity-building of guardians so as to better safeguard the rights of the child & his/her best interests.
  • Enhancement of interagency cooperation & understanding aiming at strengthening the role of the guardian & establishing a comprehensive child protection system (CPS).
  • Reinforcement of children’s protection in cross-border & transnational situations.


  1. A comprehensive toolkit has been developed for guardians of unaccompanied children consisting of the following publications:

English version of the publications are available on the website of the project https://asop4g.eu/.

2. Improved knowledge & capacity of guardians and other specialists working with unaccompanied minors (82 persons participated in trainings).

Project coordinator: Institute of Child Health – Department of Mental Health and Social Welfare, Greece.

Project partner:

University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Defence for Children International-Italia, Italy

Kazimieras Simonavičius University, Lithuania


Project website https://asop4g.eu/