Eurochild is the active network of organisations and individuals working in and across Europe to improve the quality of life of children and young people. Eurochildâ€™s work is underpinned by the principles enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).
Structure of Organisation:
The association shall be administered by a Management Board consisting of at least 3 members from different countries The main forum for implementing the work of the organisation will be the meetings of members which will be held at least once a year. The Management Board has the power to set up working groups and committees from the membership. The minutes from these groups will be sent to the Management Board. The President, Secretary, Treasurer and other members of the Management Board shall be appointed by the General Assembly for a term of three years with the possibility of re-election for one further term of three years.
To promote the welfare and rights of children and young people through
producing, developing and sharing information on policy and practice;
monitoring and influencing policy development at the European level;
developing interest groups and partnerships between members in European countries;
developing partnerships with other European associations that share common goals;
influencing and making recommendations to international institutions such as the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Council of Europe and the United Nations;
supporting and developing the capacity of members; and
empowering children and young people to make their views heard.
Jana Hainsworth Secretary General Eurochild Avenue des Arts 1-2 B-1210 Brussels BELGIUM