YouthLink Scotland Policy Convention: Youth Work is Human Rights Work

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We are delighted that among the keynote presentations included at YouthLink Scotland’s Annual Policy Convention on December 8, The Minister for Equality and older people, Christina McKelvie MSP will address delegates.

Other key inputs include The Children’s Commissioner for Scotland, Bruce Adamson and Miriam Teuma, Chair of the Council of Europe's Steering Committee for Youth and Chair of European Youth work Task force group and the working group of the Council of Europe Youth Strategy 2030.

We will also hear from Professor Tim Corney from Australia, author of the code of ethical practice and the author of the Commonwealth Code of Ethical Practice used by 20 Youth Worker Associations across the Commonwealth. Ally Zlatar, University of Glasgow, who has received The Princess Diana Legacy Award (2021) and also special recognition from The British Citizen Award (2022) highlighting her humanitarian work. Caroline McCahill, Children’s Rights and Information Officer at Inverclyde Council and young people benefiting from IROC programme. Researchers from Children and Young People’s Centre for Youth Justice (CYCJ) on recent research on the crucial role of the trusted adult. Dave Close – Director, Hot Chocolate Trust, on how we ensure impact measurement in youth work organisations complements young people’s rights and actively supports them.

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Any queries, please get in touch with Kevin Kane, YouthLink Scotland’s Policy and Research Manager. 

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