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Panel Discussion: Enabling Effective Youth Participation - 1st Session Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law
21 Nov 2016 -  Creating an Enabling Environment for the Effective Participation of Youth in Public Decision-Making
Discussions will focus on the legal and institutional frameworks required to enable youth to contribute to the formulation of public policies, and to hold policymakers accountable. Discussions will also focus on the realization of all human rights without discrimination as a prerequisite to an enabling environment for the participation of youth in decision-making. Discussions will also consider the importance of education, training, capacity-building and empowerment programmes for youth on human rights, democratic principles and the rule of law as a precondition for their effective engagement.

Presentations by:
Ms. Sara Oviedo, Member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child:
Ms.Chaeli Mycroft, ability activist, founding member of The Kids Rights Youngsters ,founder of the Chaely Campaign:
Ms. Gulalai Ismail, peace activist, founder of Aware Girls:
Mr. Dejan Bojanic, Board member of the European Youth Forum, youth rights and education policyadvisor.:
Moderator: Mr.Romulo Dantas, Executive-Secretary for Youth Empowerment at World YMCA:
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