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Towards meaningful child participation in decision making in Europe

On 21 October, FRA took part in the first high-level conference of a joint EU and Council of Europe project to strengthen child participation in Europe.

In line with the UN Convention on Rights of the Child the project aims to respond to challenges that children in Europe face with being heard and being taken seriously when it comes to decisions that affect their lives. In the discussion with panel speakers FRA stressed joint efforts to move towards the goal of meaningful child participation.