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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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An EU  Agenda for the Rights of the Child

The EU Agenda for the rights of the child aims to reinforce the full commitment of the EU, as enshrined in the Treaty of Lisbon and Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU, to promote, protect and fulfil the rights of the child in all relevant EU policies

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Author: European Commission (EU)

Publisher: European Commission

Date: 2011

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? Yes

Type of participation: Consultation with children (e.g. surveys, consultative events or workshops)

Availability: open access

Keywords:  EU,  Public Consultation, Actions, Charter of Fundamental Rights, Children, Commission, Commitment, Policies, Preparatory Activities, Promote, Protect, Rights of the Child, Safety, Treaty of Lisbon, Well-being

COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 2201/2003 of 27 November 2003 concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibility, repealing Regulation (EC) No 1347/2000

Commonly known as Brussels II Bis, this regulation aims to standardise the rules relating to the jurisdiction of courts in divorce, legal separation and annulment proceedings and to give priority, in terms of jurisdiction to the court first hearing the ca

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Author: European Commission (EU)

Publisher: European Commission

Date: 2003

Geographic Coverage: Europe

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

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: Other

Developed with children and young people? No

Type of participation: Other

Availability: open access

Keywords:   Jurisdiction of Courts, Annulment, Brussels II Bis, Divorce, Legal Seperation, Proceedings, Regulation, Rules, Standardise

Special Edition of The International Journal on Children’s Rights on Children and Young People’s Participation

This special issue arises from a seminar ‘Theorising Children’s Participation’ which brought together UK academics from a range of disciplines, with others who have rich practical and childhood expertise from across the globe. The first part of this speci

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Author: Various

Publisher: Brill online

Date: 2008

Geographic Coverage: International

Type of Resource: Academic

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: Children general

Developed with children and young people? Yes

Type of participation: Documenting participation

Availability: restricted access

Keywords:  Childhood, Activiteis, Children, Implications, Participation, Practical Expertiese, Research, Rights, Theoretical, Young People

Special Edition of The International Journal of Children’s Rights on Children as Social Actors

This special issue was borne out of an international research symposium which met for two days to discuss a variety of papers addressing the theme of Children and Young People as Social Actors. The dominant theme of this special issue is an interest in ho

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Author: Various

Publisher: Brill online

Date: 2007

Geographic Coverage: International

Type of Resource: Academic

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: Children general

Developed with children and young people? Yes

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: restricted access

Keywords:  Integrated Approach, Children, Children's Lives, Competence, Contribute, Education, Geography, Multi-Disciplinary, Participate, Psychology, Social Actors, Social Work, Society, Sociology, Theoretical Frameworks, Young People

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a Communications Procedure

The third optional protocol on a communications procedure is a treaty which establishes an international complaints mechanism for violations of children's rights contained in the the CRC, the Optional Protocol on the Involvement of Children in Armed Confl

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Author: United Nations

Publisher: United Nations, Office of the High Commission for Human Rights

Date: 2012

Geographic Coverage: International

Type of Resource: Law (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: Armed Conflict, Children's Rights, Communications Procedure, Complaints Mechanism, CRC, Pornography, Prostitution, Sale of Children, Third Optional Protocol, Treaty, Violations

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is a human rights instrument, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 13th December 2006.

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Author: United Nations

Publisher: United Nations, Office of the High Commission for Human Rights

Date: 2006

Geographic Coverage: International

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

Sector/setting: Disability

Vulnerable groups: Children with disabilities

Developed with children and young people? No

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, CRPD, General Assembly, United Nations

European Convention on Human Rights

The European Convention on Human Rights is a regional human rights treaty adopted by the Council of Europe in 1950.

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Author: Council of Europe

Publisher: Council of Europe

Date: 1950

Geographic Coverage: Europe

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

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: Other

Developed with children and young people? No

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords: Convention on Human Rights, Council of Europe, Treaty

Caselaw of the European Court of Human Rights (on children’s rights)

Webpage with links to caselaw of European Court of Human Rights on children's rights.

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Author: Council of Europe

Publisher: Council of Europe

Date: 2018

Geographic Coverage: Europe

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

Sector/setting: NULL

Vulnerable groups: Other

Developed with children and young people? No

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords: Children's Rights, European Court of Human Rights

European Convention on the Excerise of Children’s Rights

This Convention aims to promote children’s rights and protect their best interests. It provides procedural measures to allow children to exercise their rights, including the obligation to provide them with relevant information to do so, in particular in f

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Author: Council of Europe

Publisher: Council of Europe

Date: 1996

Geographic Coverage: Europe

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

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: Other

Developed with children and young people? Unspecified/ not applicable

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords: Authorities, Best Interest, Children's Rights, Convention, Family Proceedings, Judicial, Obligation, Procedual Measures, Promote, Protect, Relevant Information

Council of Europe conventions on children’s rights

This webpage contains links to the core Council of Europe Conventions on children’s rights. It provides easy access to the treaty, its chart of signatures, a list of declarations, communications and reservations, a summary of the treaty and its explanator

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Author: Council of Europe

Publisher: Council of Europe

Date: 2014

Geographic Coverage: Europe

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

Sector/setting: Other

Vulnerable groups: Other

Developed with children and young people? Unspecified/ not applicable

Type of participation: NULL

Availability: open access

Keywords:  Conventions, Children's Rights, Communications, Council of Europe, Declarations, Memorandum, Reservations, Signatures, Summary, Treaty