This issue of the UNICEF Innocenti Digest examines the role and functions of exisiting Ombudsmen and Commissioners for Children and their success in protecting and promoting children’s rights.
An act to extend the functions of vocational education committees in relation to youth work, to provide for the making of grants in respect of youth work, to provide for the appointment of an assessor of youth work and his or her functions under the act.
Revised European Charter on the participation of the young people in local and regional life’ Recommendation 128
The revised Charter advocates adequate support and commitment to the implementation of youth participation policies and practices
A public consultation was conducted to gather views, comments and suggestions for the development of the policy from 940 people, with three-quarters of all respondents being under the age of 18 years.
Mid-Term Review and Phase Two Action Plan of the National Strategy on Children and Young People’s Participation in Decision-Making, 2015-2020
This crossgovernment action plan strengthens the voice of children and young people in their local communities, in formal and informal education settings, in health and social services and in the national context of government decision-making.
Review of child participation in Finland based on the Framework for the policy review process of the Council of Europe policy review on child and youth participation 2010-2011
The articles in the preeminent International Journal of Children’s Rights reflect the perspectives of a broad range of disciplines and contribute to a greater understanding of children
Results of an International Survey regarding Children’s Participation in Decision-Making Following Parental Separation
The survey explored how children’s participation rights are respected in post-separation decision-making in international family law contexts, including a focus on the legislative mechanisms and on the factors that facilitated, or hindered, children’s parents.
Childhood is a major international peer reviewed journal and a forum for research relating to children in global society.
This report presents the findings of a Forum for Young People in Care established by the Irish Association of Young People in Care (now EPIC) and HSE Dublin North.