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  • University of Strathclyde: Call for Case Study Contributions

    Date: 11th February 2019
    Category: Respect for the views of the child, Training, Education, including vocational education

    Contributions wanted for ‘Theory and Practice of Voice in Early Childhood: A Guide for the Early Years’.

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  • Police Scotland Youth Hub: Call for Feedback

    Date: 11th February 2019
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Awareness-raising, Respect for the views of the child, Age of criminal responsibility, Children in conflict with the law

    In 2018, Police Scotland launched its first dedicated Facebook page for young people along with re-designing its digital platforms to ensure information is available when needed.

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  • UN Committee on the Rights of the Child thank Child Rights Connect and Children’s Advisory Team for the Day of General Discussion 2018

    Date: 18th December 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child

    Ms. Renate Winter, Chair of the Committee on the Rights of the Child has presented Child Rights Connect and the Children’s Advisory Team with a thank you letter for leading the design and delivery of the Day of General Discussion 2018.  

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  • 700 Children and Young People takeover European Parliament on World Children’s Day to discuss Europe’s future with decision makers

    Date: 4th December 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child

    To celebrate World Children's Day 2018, Eurochild, UNICEF, the European Parliament Intergroup on Children's Rights and 700 children and young people presented the results of the Europe Kids Want survey in the European Parliament.

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  • Young people’s voices placed at the heart of Scottish democracy

    Date: 16th November 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child

    A new partnership agreement between the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Youth Parliament aims to ensure young people are involved at the heart of politics.

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  • Together joins members at Eurochild's 2018 Conference in Croatia

    Date: 6th November 2018
    Category: Awareness-raising, General measures of implementation, Respect for the views of the child

    Together joined two of its members, Children's Parliament and the Scottish Youth Parliament, at Eurochild's 2018 Conference in Croatia. The conference took place from 29th-31st October 2018 and brought together practitioners, researchers, charities, children and young people from across Europe to discuss positive examples of children and young people being involved in decision-making.

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  • Children and young people question First Minister in Question Time special

    Date: 21st September 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child

    100 children and young people took part in a special edition of First Minister’s Question Time in Glasgow on Wednesday 13th September 2018 titled ‘FMQT Next Generation’. As part of the Year of Young People 2018, the event sought to provide children and young people with the opportunity to ask questions to Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister for Scotland, and share their views on a range of issues. The hour-long programme was featured on STV’s ‘Scotland Tonight’ on Thursday 14th September and has since been made available to watch online.

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  • Applications open for Children’s Hearing System’s children and young people’s board

    Date: 12th September 2018
    Category: Children in conflict with the law, Children of prisoners, Looked after children, Respect for the views of the child

    Our Hearings, Our Voice (OHOV) has opened applications for their new board which aims to bring together children and young people who are interested in influencing and shaping the Children’s Hearings System in Scotland.

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  • New children and young people’s panel meet to discuss Brexit negotiations

    Date: 12th September 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child

    The Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe met for the first time on Saturday 18th August to learn more about their rights as children and young people and what their role as advisors on the Brexit negotiations to the government will entail.

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  • Together responds to questions on Brexit and Family Law

    Date: 10th September 2018
    Category: Best interests of the child, Respect for the views of the child

    Together has responded to questions posed by the Scottish Government on Brexit and cross-border family law. The response draws from our October 2017 report which considered the issue in detail.

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  • Court of Session makes significant ruling for care experienced children and young people

    Date: 29th August 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child, Looked after children

    The Court of Session has ruled that a 14-year-old boy should be able to apply to participate fully in his brother’s children’s hearing.

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  • Enhanced oversight of biometric data for justice and community safety purposes

    Date: 28th August 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child, Looked after children

    Scottish Government has published this consultation in order to seek views on the establishment of a Commissioner to provide independent oversight of biometric data and a proposed Statutory Code of Practice covering biometric data and technologies.

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  • Together and Children in Scotland launch Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe

    Date: 25th July 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child

    Together is working in partnership with Children in Scotland to set up a Children and Young People's Panel on Europe which will provide advice to the Scottish Government on issues related to Brexit.

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  • Scottish Youth Parliament launches Brexit Advocacy Toolkit

    Date: 10th July 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child

    The Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) has launched a Brexit Advocacy Toolkit to assist MSYPs and other young people to have their voices heard in the Brexit process.

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  • Together partners with children and young people’s organisations to hold first DGD Hub

    Date: 28th June 2018
    Category: Awareness-raising, Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC, Respect for the views of the child

    Last week, Together partnered with other children's rights organisations in Scotland to hold the first Day of General Discussion (DGD) Hub in preparation for the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child's DGD on Children as Human Rights Defenders, which will take place in September.

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  • UN Committee Day of General Discussion – update

    Date: 28th June 2018
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC, Respect for the views of the child

    The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child's Day of General Discussion will this year be held on the topic of Children as Human Rights Defenders and several new resources have been made available in recent weeks to encourage children, young people and organisations to get involved.Survey

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  • Call for interactive session proposals

    Date: 27th June 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child

    YouthLink is looking for interactive session proposals for their annual conference on Young People's Participation which will take place this year on Universal Children's Day, 20th November.

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  • Resources from Young People’s Rights Review now available

    Date: 27th June 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child

    Videos and other resources are now available from Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) Young People's Rights Review which was held in April this year in order to ensure young people's voices are at the heart of the Scottish Government's Children and Young People Right's Action Plan.

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  • The ‘Europe Kids Want’ survey

    Date: 27th June 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child

    This online survey is designed to capture the views of children and young people on the future of Europe and proves an opportunity for children to have their voices heard by the leaders of the European Union.

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  • Actions from second annual Cabinet Meeting with Children and Young People published

    Date: 23rd May 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child

    Scottish Government has published the set of actions that it will take forward following the second annual Cabinet Meeting with Children and Young People.

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