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“Have Your Say!” – Manual on the Revised European Charter on the Participation of Young People in Local and Regional Life

Image is illustrative. Photo: Young people protest at the COP 22 climate talks in Marrakech. Takver/Flickr

¨Have Your Say¨ is a hands-on manual for all stakeholders on how to implement the European Charter on the Participation of Young People in Local and Regional Life and all policy recommendations. Youth participation is addressed in particular in the RMSOS framework, looking at each of the five main factors influencing youth participation is present within a project, initiative, organisation or in community life: Rights, Means, Space, Opportunity and Support.

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Council of Europe (CoE)

The Council of Europe is the continent's leading human rights organisation. It includes 47 member states, 27 of which are members of the European Union. The Council of Europe advocates freedom of expression and of the media, freedom of assembly, equality, and the protection of minorities. The Council of Europe helps member states fight corruption and terrorism and undertake necessary judicial reforms. The Council of Europe promotes human rights through international conventions, such as the Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence and the Convention on Cybercrime.