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
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
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
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.
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
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.