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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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Refreshing the Youth Agenda of the Council of Europe Recommendation 1844

Recommendation addressed to European governments to develop youth policies in concertation with young people

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Author: Parliamentary Assembly, Council of Europe

Publisher: Council of Europe

Date: 2008

Geographic Coverage: Europe

Type of Resource: Policy (International, Regional and/or Domestic)

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: Children general

Developed with children and young people? Unspecified/ not applicable

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords: European Governments, Youth Policies Young People

Integration and participation of young people at local and regional level’ Resolution 259 (2008)

Webpage containing links to resolutions by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

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Author: The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, Council of Europe

Publisher: Council of Europe

Date: 2008

Geographic Coverage: Europe

Type of Resource: Policy (International, Regional and/or Domestic)

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: Children general

Developed with children and young people? Unspecified/ not applicable

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords: Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, Council of Europe, Resolutions

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

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Author: The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, Council of Europe

Publisher: Council of Europe

Date: 2003

Geographic Coverage: Europe

Type of Resource: Policy (International, Regional and/or Domestic)

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: Children general

Developed with children and young people? Unspecified/ not applicable

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords: Charter, Implementation, Policies, Practices, Youth participation

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.

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Author: European Network of Ombudspersons for Children (ENOC)

Publisher: ENOC

Date: 2003

Geographic Coverage: Europe

Type of Resource: Policy (International, Regional and/or Domestic)

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: Children general

Developed with children and young people? Not specified

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords:  Article 12, European Network of Ombudpersons for Children, 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

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Author: Rachel Hodgkin and Peter Newell

Publisher: ENOC

Date: 2010

Geographic Coverage: Europe

Type of Resource: Policy (International, Regional and/or Domestic)

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: Children general

Developed with children and young people? Not specified

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords: Children's views, Current Challenges, ENOC, Europe, Ombuds for Children Children's rights, Solutions

The Global Study Independent Human Rights Institutions for Children 2010-2011

Global Study analysing the role of independent human rights institutions

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Author: UNICEF Innocenti

Publisher: NULL

Date: 2012

Geographic Coverage: International

Type of Resource: Research (Non-Governmental Organisation)

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: NULL

Developed with children and young people? No

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords: 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.

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Author: Gerison Lansdown

Publisher: UNICEF

Date: 2001

Geographic Coverage: International

Type of Resource: Research (Non-Governmental Organisation)

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: NULL

Developed with children and young people? No

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords: Children's Rights, Commissioners for Children, Innocenti Digest, Ombudsmen, UNICEF

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.

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Author: Save the Children UK

Publisher: NULL

Date: 2010

Geographic Coverage: UK

Type of Resource: Research (Non-Governmental Organisation)

Sector/setting: Local government and services

Vulnerable groups: Children general

Developed with children and young people? Not specified

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords: Child Poverty Act, Children and Young People, Local Authorities, Poverty

Results Based Management and Children’s Participation: A Guide to Incorporating Child Participation Results into CIDA Programs

Guide developed to help CIDA staff and development partners to incorporate child participation results into CIDA programmes

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Author: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

Publisher: CIDA

Date: 2006

Geographic Coverage: other area

Type of Resource: Practice (International, Regional and/or Domestic)

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: NULL

Developed with children and young people? Unspecified/ not applicable

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords: Child Participation, CIDA, Guide, Programmes

Promoting the participation of children in decisions that affect them, Recommendation 1864

Recommendation by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to Member States, encouraging them to promote participation by children in decisions affecting them.

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Author: Parliamentary Assembly, Council of Europe

Publisher: Council of Europe

Date: 2009

Geographic Coverage: Europe

Type of Resource: Policy (International, Regional and/or Domestic)

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: Children general

Developed with children and young people? No

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords: Children, Council of Europe  Participation, Decisions, Parliamentary Assembly, Recommendation