Policy advice

2018 Update of European and International Policy Agenda's on Children's Rights and Youth

The first issue of ‘The European and International Policy Agendas on Children, Youth and Children’s Rights’, was conducted under the Belgian EU Presidency in 2010. The study provides an overview of the main policy agendas on children ('s rights) and youth of the European Union, the Council of Europe and the United Nations. The publication was updated in 2012, 2014 and 2016. In this report we provide a state of the art of the European and international policy agendas on children, youth and children’s rights, that set out the beacons for the current and future policy on children(‘s) rights or youth of the organization concerned.

2016 Update of European and International Policy Agenda's on Children's Rights and Youth

This document offers an inventory of those policy agendas of the European Union, the Council of Europe and the United Nations in which children and youth are the main focus. The text updates the note “The European and International Policy Agendas on Children, Youth and Children’s Rights”, issued by the Belgian EU Presidency in 2010, and its update published in 2014.

2015 Consultations with Children

This matrix is provided by the Children’s Rights Knowledge Centre (KeKi) on behalf of the Division for Youth of the Flemish Government. The results will be forwarded to the Committee of Experts on the Council of Europe (CoE) Strategy for the Rights of the Child, so as to assist in the process of collecting existing data from consultations with children on a number of key themes to be addressed by the Strategy. Here you find the 'Executive Summary'.

2014 European and international policy agendas (update)

This study provides a state of the art of the European and international policy agendas on children, youth and children’s rights. The text updates the note “The European and International Policy Agendas on Children, Youth and Children’s Rights”, issued by the Belgian EU Presidency in 2010.

2014 Children’s best interests between theory & practice

Recommendations or discussion topics based on international best interests practices and policy strategies since 2004.

2010 European and international policy agendas - Comparison and synergies

This study compares the policy agendas on children ('s rights) and youth of the European Union, the Council of Europe and the United Nations and identifies possible synergies. Focus is placed on those internal policy agendas of the organizations where a policy on children ('s rights) or young people is the central objective.