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In Europe and the world today, young people are still facing challenges and barriers to accessing their rights.

As young people are moving between two stages of life – childhood and adulthood – they can be particularly vulnerable to discrimination in various forms. They often encounter difficulties in accessing education, quality employment, social protection and full access to civil and political rights, limiting their potential. Although existing human rights frameworks are universal, there still remains a need for specific protection to tackle discrimination against young people and to ensure their rights are fully recognised and protected.

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Romanian Youth Council promotes recommendations ahead of Romania’s Human Rights review

15. 12. 2017
The European Youth Forum and the Romanian Youth Council (CTR) were in Geneva from 12th to 14th December to promote recommendations focusing on youth, ahead of Romania’s upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The UPR is a process of the United Nations Human Rights Council that takes place every five years for each Member State, and whereby all other Member States can put forward recommendations.