Engaging diaspora and migrant COMMunities in the protection of the rIghTs of the child (COMMIT) is a transnational project involving organizations from four European countries (Cyprus, Greece, Italy, France), aiming at stimulating the engagement of migrant communities and diasporas in Europe in the promotion and protection of the Rights of the Child. It strives to do so through mobilizing community leaders, families and children to create a safe community environment of child development and wellbeing. Diasporas are mostly framed as key actors to build partnership and foster the development of countries of origins, but scarce attention is given to their role in the promotion of children's rights.
The project is articulated in three main lines of action:
The COMMIT project (Ref. N°101008487) is co-funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship (REC) Programme of the European Union.