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GCM Youth Talk Report

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GCM Youth Talk Report

The Global Youth Consultation on Ending Child Immigration Detention, organised bythe Migration Youth & Children's Platform in collaboration with UNICEF, IDC, UNHCR,and UNNM, brought together over 80 young participants from around the world todiscuss and share their ideas on ending child immigration detention. Theconsultation resulted in key youth recommendations for both Member States andyouth advocacy. The recommendations for Member States include: involvingchildren and youth in policy formulation and decision-making processes, stoppingthe politicisation of the issue, replacing detention with community-based supportand access to services, and creating economic, educational, and socialopportunities for formerly detained children and youth. For youth advocacy, therecommendations include: educating others on the issue, highlighting the stories ofthose with lived experience, and directly engaging and supporting children indetention or those who have been previously detained. These recommendationsaim to promote inclusivity, human rights, and the well-being of children and youthwho have been detained, and are grounded in their experiences.

Date de publication
Type de ressource
Public cible
Civil Society
General Public
Government
Intergovernmental Organization
All
Source / éditeur
Langue
Échelle géographique
Produit d’un groupe de travail
Yes
Groupe de travail
Alternatives to immigration detention 
Processus d’examen régional
Non
Objectifs Pacte mondial pour la migration
État
Publié

GCM Youth Talk Report

The Global Youth Consultation on Ending Child Immigration Detention, organised bythe Migration Youth & Children's Platform in collaboration with UNICEF, IDC, UNHCR,and UNNM, brought together over 80 young participants from around the world todiscuss and share their ideas on ending child immigration detention. Theconsultation resulted in key youth recommendations for both Member States andyouth advocacy. The recommendations for Member States include: involvingchildren and youth in policy formulation and decision-making processes, stoppingthe politicisation of the issue, replacing detention with community-based supportand access to services, and creating economic, educational, and socialopportunities for formerly detained children and youth. For youth advocacy, therecommendations include: educating others on the issue, highlighting the stories ofthose with lived experience, and directly engaging and supporting children indetention or those who have been previously detained. These recommendationsaim to promote inclusivity, human rights, and the well-being of children and youthwho have been detained, and are grounded in their experiences.


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