Co-Funded by the European Union

European Guardianship Network


EGN aims to promote and improve guardianship services for unaccompanied and separated children in the EU Member States. In line with the EGN workplan, EGN will continue to:

  • Build and support the Network
  • Involve children in the work of the Network
  • Build on, share and develop good practice
  • Raise the standards for guardianship in Europe
  • Cooperate on the European level

Contact details

Terry Smith
Project Manager European Guardianship Network 

Liedewij de Ruijter de Wildt
Head of Policy and European Cooperation Unit
+31 (0) 6 22194569


EGN is funded by the European Union’s Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values Programme and Nidos Foundation