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Eurochild calls for children’s rights to be visible in the UK EU referendum

Eurochild calls for a child rights-based approach to be taken in the run-up to and after the UK EU referendum.

The UK referendum on 23rd June 2016 to decide whether the UK should remain in or leave the EU is fast approaching. The date of the referendum was announced by the UK Prime Minister David Cameron on 20th February 2016, and since then has become a highly politicised debate with significant media attention and interest worldwide.

As a network of organisations and individuals working in and across Europe to promote the rights and well-being of children and young people, Eurochild calls for the following in the run-up to and after the referendum:

For children to be visible in discussions and decision-making

Eurochild calls for a child rights-based approach to be taken in the run-up to and after the UK EU referendum. In particular, as required by the General Principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)

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