Special section: Participation

In this section you will find a selection of resources on the importance of consulting with children and young people, including those with disabilities: manuals, practical steps, promising practices, learning opportunities and other.


15 Nov 2019
On the occasion of the International Children's Rights Day-November 20 and the 30th birthday of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the group of international child protection organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, composed of Hope... Read more
14 Nov 2019
Growing inequality affects children’s access to healthcare and education; poverty continues to remain persistently high among children (24%), compared to the adult population (22%). Despite this, the European Semester – the... Read more
11 Nov 2019
Terre des hommes Romania announces that the eighth edition of the event Takeover Day will be held in Romania between 18-22 November, striving to promote children’s right to choose their future and to express their opinion.  Almost 500... Read more


18 Nov 2019
Despite the fact that the Convention of the Rights of the Child affirms that, in principle, children should not be detained and deprivation of liberty should be a measure of last resort, millions of children in the world are locked away. To... Read more
26 Apr 2018
The Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action was one of the key outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit and called for the development of guidelines on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in... Read more
06 Nov 2017
This free course, aimed at parents and professionals, is being offered as a guide to helping identify and deal with depression and low mood amongst teenagers and young people. The course will help them to recognise low mood and... Read more


01 Nov 2019
Assess the progress of EU Member States in implementing the European Commission ‘Recommendation on Investing in Children: Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage’ and the ‘European Pillar of Social Rights’ (particularly... Read more
20 Feb 2019
Municipal Regulation and Action Plan on Children’s Rights aims to put in the center of their attention and reinstate as a priority in their municipal governance agenda the issues dealing with and related to children. These documents provide... Read more
27 Nov 2018
We are sharing the national representative survey "Voices of the Children" conducted by the Market Links research agency in the period January - February 2017, as per a UNICEF Bulgaria assignment. It follows the model of one of the largest... Read more


10 Oct 2019
The Bulgarian NOVA Television reported about the "Social Circus Project" by psychologists and artists project, which aims to find a vocation for children without parents and disadvantaged people on the verge of puberty. The... Read more
18 May 2019
"What is Social Work?" was the topic of the first monthly discussion meeting organized by the Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children. Unfortunately, for the moment the videos are only available in Bulgarian. The topic of... Read more
11 Apr 2019
Foundation for Social Change and Inclusion (FSCI Bulgaria) shared this video from channel bTV's "We Believe in Good". The video presents a restaurant in the capital Sofia which "hires young people at risk and teaches them social... Read more


Laughter Yoga at WORLDS Day Care Centre [Video]
Date of publication: 2018
We are sharing this Bulgarian news coverage about the volunteer Gabriela Danailova and her sessions of Laughter Yoga which she holds at the Worlds Day Care Center in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Technology and Child Engagement [ChildHub Review]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
Technology can be introduced to ways in which children are engaged with regards to protection. This generally includes education, data collection, and communication with social workers/ child services.
RESPECT, INVOLVE, ACCEPT Child participation in the Republic of Croatia – situation analysis - UNICEF Croatia
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: UNICEF Office for Croatia
The Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences (the study programme of social pedagogy) and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (Department of Pedagogy), in cooperation with the UNICEF Office for Croatia, conducted an analysis of t
[MENA (Middle East, north africa)] YouCreate September Bulletin
Date of publication: 2018
The YouCreate September Bulletin highlights the project activities over the months of July and August.
[Ukraine] Supporting displaced families in Eastern Ukraine to cover their daily needs
Date of publication: 2018
For more than four years, Eastern Ukraine has been the scene of an armed conflict that claimed thousands of lives a
[Europe] Examples of good practices from global SOS family: Children Villages France
Date of publication: 2018
Child Rights Training, developed by SOS Children's Village France, brings together professionals dedicated to the well-being of children from the most vulnerable categories.
[Ukraine] Cash grants: help where it’s most needed
Date of publication: 2018
70% of the population of Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk regions live below the poverty line.
[Romania] Children develop solutions to reduce bullying
Date of publication: 2018
Bullying affects the majority of children and youth across the world and has a devastating emotional and psychological impact on them.


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