Children and young people's strategy
Ten year strategy for children and young people in Northern Ireland 2006-2016
The strategy includes strategic goals in key areas affecting children and young people and takes into account the role of parents and families. It also examines the scope for achieving a more joined up approach within Government to children's issues.
- Access the main strategy 'A ten year strategy for children and young people in Northern Ireland 2006-2016 (PDF 934KB)
Children and Young People's Strategy Action Plans
This sets out what will be done by all eleven Northern Ireland departments, the Northern Ireland Office and the Northern Ireland Court Service to deliver improved outcomes for all children and young people here. It has been agreed that it will be a living document open to review and amendment:
- Access Action Plan 2008-2011 (Microsoft Office Word 612 KB)
- Access Children and Young People's Strategy Action Plan - Young People's Version (Microsoft Office Word 160 KB)
A conference, "Be Seen, Be Heard", was held on the 21 November 2009 to conclude the consultation and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the UNCRC. A report, outlining the key issues the young people identified. is available.