Minimum standards for consulting with children:
Recorded in July 2016
Author: Inter-agency working group on children’s participation
Publisher: Plan International
Geographic Coverage: International
Type of Resource: Report
Vulnerable groups: Children
Developed with children and young people? Yes
Type of participation: Consultation with children (e.g. surveys, consultative events or workshops)
Availability: Open access
Keywords: Children Multi-agency, Consulting, Participatory Activities, Standards
These Minimum Standards on Consulting with Children (Minimum Standards) were developed as a multi-agency tool to facilitate and support the participation of children in formal consultations. They are based on a year-long pilot project of participatory act.
The aim of this booklet is to show how to put children’s participation into practice. It is aimed at everyone in roles of public leadership and service, answering questions about how and when children’s participation is needed.