The regional seminar “What Rights and Responsibilities at age eighteen?” held 2-3 November 2015 in Hungary at the European Youth Centre Budapest of the Council of Europe was co-organised by the Youth Department of the Council of Europe and the UNHCR Representation to Central Europe.
It brought together twenty-five participants from Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia including young refugees, representatives of state agencies, national civil society organisations and international networks, locally based service organisations for young asylum-seekers and refugees and the Council of Europe and the UNHCR. The regional seminar focused only on the situation in the above-mentioned eight countries in Central Europe.
The regional seminar aimed to develop inter-sectorial cooperation between State Agencies, NGO’s, young refugees and asylum-seekers from eight Central European countries to support Unaccompanied and separated Asylum seeking or Refugee Children (USASRC) in transition to adulthood.
- Read the report of the seminar
- Field research:
Unaccompanied and separated asylum-seeking and refugee children turning eighteen: what to celebrate?
UNHCR / Council of Europe field research on European State practice regarding transition to adulthood of unaccompanied and separated asylum-seeking and refugee children
March 2014 , Strasbourg, France