EU Referendum: UK-wide statement from childrens organisations

Date: 29th June 2016
Category: Other human rights treaties and mechanisms

A UK-wide statement has been produced by Eurochild and all sister organisations across the nations as well as a Scottish version.

This has been created in partnership with Together, Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland, Scottish Youth Parliament, Barnardo's Scotland, Eurochild, Article 12 in Scotland and Children 1st .

Both statements call on governments to protect children's rights, prioritise participation and focus on tackling child poverty. It warns of significant levels of social division across Europe and call on politicians to act in the best interests of future generations.