Children’s participation in public decision-making – A review of practice in Europe.

This background paper to the Eurochild Conference 2018 gives an overview of current practice on children’s participation in public decision-making. Apart from review of academic literature, it also offers individual perspectives from civil society on examples of engaging children successfully in influencing public decisions, as well as recommendations for the future. The paper is co-authored by child participation experts Anne Crowley and Cath Larkins on behalf of The Center for Children and Young People`s Participation, UCLan.