Children and Youth
When world leaders signed the Convention on the Rights of the Child 25 years ago, they promised to guarantee every child the right to life, to be educated and healthy, to be treated fairly and to be heard. But has the world kept its promises? As Nelson Mandela said, “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” Can today’s children look forward to a brighter future? And what about the children of tomorrow?
Designed for children and teenagers, using games, animations, videos, and short articles. Young people can learn more about their rights and about EU efforts to protect these rights. They can also find contact points in the EU countries to which they can turn if they feel their rights are violated.
Education, training & youth
Investment in education and training
is crucial for boosting young people’s
personal development and job
The new Erasmus+, programme is designed to tackle youth unemployment by improving young people’s skills and employability.