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5. Participation

5.9 E-participation

Last update: 29 March 2024

The Youth Board of Cyprus encouraged young people to participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of the National Youth Strategy 2017-2022 through e-consultation processes that took place take place via the platform OPIN. The platform resulted from a European-wide research project, the EUth that was funded by the European Commission (Horizon 2020). 

Youth organisations are also invited to submit their policy proposals through the website of the Youth Policy Department of the Youth Board of Cyprus. 

Moreover, population including young people can participate in consultations for the shaping of legislation through the platform η-Διαβούλευση. the purpose of the platform is to create channels of communication and dialogue between the private sector/other interested parties with public bodies during the process of shaping legislation through public consultation, based on the principles of transparency and accessibility.

There are not any national data or studies treating the relationship between e-participation and youth political engagement.