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13.11.13 Annual Conference 2013: Building an inclusive Europe – the contribution of children’s participation

13-15 November 2013 in Milan, Italy

"Building an inclusive Europe – the contribution of children’s participation"

The AC2013 was hosted by Eurochild member Albero della Vita Foundation in cooperation with the Italian national Ombudsman for Children, Municipality of Milan and the PIDIDA network.

The conference promoted wide recognition of children’s agency, empowerment and influence on their own lives, their families and communities and the society as a whole. Children are fully fledged citizens with a voice of their own, not mere recipients or passive dependents of decisions made by others on their behalf.

Valuing Young People's Participation (VYP)

Find here the Joint programme with the paralel meeting of children and young people from across Europe, VYP ('Valuing Young People's Participation').

Programme & Report

Find the Programme here.

And the Report of the Annual Comference can be viewed online here or downloaded here (17 MB).

» Visit our dedicated conference website at:


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