Second meeting of Migration and Human Rights Network | Press Release

  • November 20, 2017
1024 768 Cyprus Youth Council

On 16 and 17 November the European Youth Forum’s Migration and Human Rights Network (MHRN) held its second meeting of 2017 in Brussels. The Network focuses on promoting the social inclusion, empowerment and promotion of human rights of young migrants and refugees.

The Cyprus Youth Council was represented by the New Press Secretary Mr. Yianni Constantinou.

The Network took stock of the work that has been carried out since last meeting, while participants exchanged on their organisations’ initiatives and projects.

Furthermore, participants discussed the guidelines for the inclusion of young refugees into youth organisations & the transition from childhood to adulthood. Among others, the Network aims to motivate youth organisations to include young refugees within their structures, and to ensure that young refugees are involved in decision-making processes.