“Statistically, young people are the demographic segment of the electorate that is the least likely to vote, but it is vital that they do.”
Bruce Adamson, the Commissioner, works to promote and protect children’s human rights and relies on a Young Advisers Group as one of the key ways to hear directly about the issues that matter.
“I want to add my voice to the drive to ensure renewable energy projects such as these create pathways for young people to make the most from the opportunities presented.”
Children, young people, policy makers and anyone with an interest in children and young people’s rights are invited to join the conversation at UNCON 3.0
“I would urge any young person or group in our island communities to jump in, have your say and be part of something bigger!”
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“We hope children will enjoy our micro animations, have a go at writing and maybe even take part in our Flash Fiction competition.”
Orkney school pupils felt healthier and happier after taking part in the Active Schools programme last year.
“The Ideas Festival inspired me to come up with a way of sharing what countryside rangers do in a format that I hadn’t considered before.”
The survey is open to all young people aged between 16-24 years, whether they are still in education, in an apprenticeship, working or currently unemployed.