This library is a comprehensive collection of national and international good practice, policy, legal and academic publications, reports and resources on children and young people’s participation in decision-making.
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The rights of children living in residential institutions’ Recommendation Rec(2005)5 (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 16 March 2005
Children in alternative care: national surveys
Survey carried out by Eurochild on children in alternative care 2nd edition.
Young Voices- Guidelines on How to Involve Children and Young People in Your Work
Young Voices – How to involve children and young people in your work are guidelines for agencies and organisations in the statutory and non-statutory sectors to develop a culture of participation by children and young people
Youth Café Toolkit- How to set up and run a youth café in Ireland
This report emerged from “Youth cafés in Ireland: a best practice guide” and details the steps involved in setting up a youth café. The toolkit provides advice on 11 core elements including activities/programmes for a youth café, role of staff and volunte
Why don’t we? Youth Participation Resource pack
"Why Don't We?" is designed to be used in an informal environment by both young people and youth work practitioners. Many of the activities and reflective exercises are action based and require participation by all members of the group (both adults and yo
Statement on Communication with Children
Statement by the European Network of Ombudpersons for Children urging States in Europe to implement Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The role and mandate of children’s ombudspersons in Europe: Safeguarding and promoting children’s rights and ensuring children’s views are taken seriously
Given the current trends of reducing the functions and mandates of Ombudspersons for Children institutions across Europe, ENOC carried out in 2010 a survey on the role and scope of competences of ENOC member institutions. The aim of the survey is first to
The Global Study Independent Human Rights Institutions for Children 2010-2011
Global Study analysing the role of independent human rights institutions
Independent Institutions Protecting Children’s Rights UNICEF Innocenti Digest No. 8
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.
The Child Poverty Act 2010: How local authorities can involve children and young people
This report aims to give local authorities a brief introduction to their duties under the Child Poverty Act, and in particular, provides further information on how to involve children and young people in work on poverty.