Eurochild is a network of organisations and individuals working in and across Europe to improve the quality of life of children and young people.
Eurochild’s work is underpinned by the principles enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Eurochild currently has 111 Members in 35 European countries (both within and outside the EU).
Defend the rights and the welfare of children and young people in Europe through the creation of a network of active organisations and individuals working in and across Europe to improve the quality of life of children and young people.
– Sharing information on policy and practice.
– Monitoring and influencing policy development at national and European level.
– Creating interest groups and partnerships between member organisations.
– Representing the interests of its members to international institutions.
– Strengthening the capacity of its members through training, individual advice and support.
– A young (created in 2004) but fast-growing network.
– A network dedicated to the Children and Youth rights in Europe.
– Transparency on funding sources (85% from the European Commission, PROGRESS Programme).
Eurochild’s main source of funding is the PROGRESS Programme, the Community programme for employment and social solidarity.
Eurochild also receives part of its revenue from membership fees and other income such as donations.