Clare CYPSC launched its Facebook community consultation survey recently as part of an interactive road show to ask what matters to young people.
Kerry Children and Young People’s Services Committee launched their ‘#Connected Respected’ Social Media Campaign on Friday 15th January 2016. The campaign seeks to hear the voice of young people in Kerry in order to better inform the work of Kerry CYPSC.
In developing their three-year strategic plans CYPSC undertake to consult with children and young people. This happens in a variety of ways across different counties and includes work with each county’s Comhairle na nÓg (Child and Youth Council). The role and involvement of children and young people in CYPSC is to be strengthened and developed going forward.
The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr James Reilly launched a new national strategy intended to ensure that children and young people have a voice in decision making that affects their lives. In a first for Europe, the Minister has launched the National Strategy on Children and Young People’s Participation in Decision Making (2015-2020).