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27 Mar 2019
Following the first roundtable in January 2019, during which children had the opportunity to voice their opinions and share their priority areas with EU election candidates, a follow-up roundtable was organised by the President’s Foundation for the...
19 Jan 2019
Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society at San Anton Palace organized a roundtable hosting 13 prospective members of the European Parliament (MEP) candidates and a group of children looking to appoint the new MEP who will be representing them in the...
27 Nov 2018
The Times of Malta interviews Phil Jones, an expert in child participation and the University College London professor. He said that while more and more children get asked about their opinion, this is often tokenistic. Instead, he suggests that...
27 Nov 2018
The Council of Europe has chosen Malta, Finland and Slovenia to participate in project aiming to assess the extent of children’s participation in social and political life at the different levels of society. CoE experts will launch this one-year...
29 Jun 2018
In collaboration with Eurochild, the President's Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society began this project by inviting children from all schools in Malta and Gozo to participate in a National participatory discussion organised by children and for...

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