Member States hold informal exchange of views with representatives of civil society

CoE/Committee of Ministers

At an informal meeting on 1 July 2022, delegations from the Council of Europe’s 46 member States held an exchange of views with representatives of youth civil society organisations. They discussed how to overcome the obstacles to inviting young people and youth organisations to the policy-making table, as well as existing positive examples of co-operation with youth civil society in developing non-binding legal instruments in the Council of Europe.

The exchange of views was part of the follow-up to a series of decisions taken by the Committee of Ministers, notably at its 132nd Ministerial Session (Turin, 19-20 May 2022), to strengthen the participation of civil society organisations in the work of the Council of Europe.

Programme of the exchange

Conclusions and recommendations of the Chair

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