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5. Participation

5.6 Supporting youth organisations

Last update: 28 November 2023

Legal/policy framework for the functioning and development of youth organisations

See section 1.4 Youth Policy Decision-Making

Public financial support

See section 1.7 Funding Youth Policy.

Initiatives to increase the diversity of participants

The decree on youth organisations points out the fostering of the encounter and the exchange between individuals, social groups, cultures in their diversity as part of youth organisation’s missions. 

Youth organisations are free to implement it the way they want to. They benefit from a high degree of autonomy as long as they respect the conditions of their recognition. 

Increasing the diversity of participants is a challenge youth associations are facing in their daily functioning according to some youth workers interrogated.