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5. Participation

5.4 Young People's Participation in Policy-Making

Last update: 8 January 2021
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  1. Formal Mechanisms of Consultation
  2. Actors

Formal Mechanisms of Consultation


The National Public Council for youth issues to the Minister of Youth and Sports, Обществен Съвет по въпросите на младежта  with the Minister of Youth and Sports is headed by the relevant Deputy Minister and consists of representatives of organizations registered under the Non-Profit Legal Entities Act for the purpose of carrying out activities in the public interest and aiming at the implementation of youth activities. Currently, twenty-seven organizations are included in the Council. The Public Council operates under strictly defined rules. In 2019 12 more were included. This is the full list of participants: The Council with its current structure started operations in 2017. The Public Council is an advisory body to the Minister of Youth and Sports to form positions, opinions, problem-solving initiatives from the special competency of the Minister of Youth and Sports, as defined in the Youth Act, observing the principles of publicity and transparency.