Children and Youth Participation / Reaching out to Children and Youth

The Regional Office for Europe engages Children and Youth in a range of sustainable development issues through its research, capacity-building and student outreach activities.

Key areas of activity
Support to TUNZA, a programme that engages young people in addressing environmental issues through a range of actions, events and competitions. TUNZA is designed to promote a global movement through which children and young people can actively participate in environmental activities and use the power of their numbers to influence politicians, leaders and society as a whole, to bring about positive environmental change. Children are represented by a Junior Board which is elected every 2 years.

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2012 Youth Olympic Games: 13 - 22 January, 2012 Innsbruck, Austria

Winter Youth Olympic Games kicked off in Innsbruck

After three years of preparations the First Winter Youth Olympic Games (Innsbruck 2012 Youth Olympic Games) officially kicked off on 13 January 2012 in the majestic city of Innsbruck located in the heart of the Austrian Alps.

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