Youth participation in national parliaments

Youth participation in national parliaments

Democracy depends on all voices in society being represented in parliament. Less than two per cent of MPs are below the age of 30. Youth engagement and participation in formal politics is critical to the future of democracy. This report analyses nearly 100 responses from parliaments on youth representation in their institution, statutory regulations on the right to vote and to run for political office as well as measures in place to promote youth participation in parliament.

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Year of publication
2014
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A4

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