The aim of this report is to provide an overview of youth empowerment in Ireland, with a particular focus on the political participation of young people and young people’s access to rights as a means to foster youth autonomy, or independence, in Ireland.
This report was written as part of ‘Structured Dialogue,’ a European programme which ensures that the opinion of young people and youth organisations are taken into account in developing youth-related policies in the EU. Youth empowerment is the main topic relating to this cycle of the Structured Dialogue process.Young people across Europe are having important conversations about Youth Empowerment and Politicial Participation in 2015.
Youth Empowerment in Ireland. An overview of young people’s political participation and access to rights.