Young people and youth organisations hold an important role in democratic society, however the phenomenon of shrinking civil space is affecting young people and youth organisations in Europe to a disproportionate degree. This is a human rights concern and is being underestimated.
On April 5th a group of young people from 17 different National Youth Councils and International NGOs from throughout Europe met in Ireland, hosted by the National Youth Council of Ireland, to discuss their experiences of Shrinking Civil Space for Youth.
Read the report: Seminar on Shrinking Civil Society for Youth
Read the Recommendations from Shrinking Civil Space for Youth by Youth Orgs at NYCI meeting
View the Actions document