CHILDREN SAID

I have the right to live and play, and it must be heard by everyone.

Jelena, 9 years old

True family should, from the our earliest period, teach us how to love and respect.

Jovana, 16 year old

I have the right and obligation to go to school

Marko, 10 years old

I have the right to be protected and no one can abuse me.

Milan, 6 years old

Happy is the Child with the family who love, advice and support them.

Marina, 15 year old

In Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, from July 24-26.2011, the second meeting organized by the European Network of Ombudsmen for Children (ENOC) and the European Network of Young Advisors (ENYA) was held. The meeting was attended by ombudsmen for children in addition to young advisors as well as representatives of ombudsmen for children, who had the role of moderators in group work.

Topics of the meeting were: health, violence, the Internet and education. Each topic individually formed a separate group. Within the groups young advisors discussed with representatives of ombudsmen for children and presented their opinions and prepared their recommendations for improvement of conditions in these areas and they will propose the same to ombudsmen for children during the Annual Conference of the European Ombudsmen for Children, which will be held in the fall in Warsaw, Poland.

From Republic of Srpska the meeting was attended by representatives of Young Advisors of the Ombudsman for Children (ENYA) accompanied by a representative of the Institution, psychologist Andrea Stanković.

Among representatives of young advisors of ombudsmen for children, in education group, Young Advisors from Republic of Srpska and Cyprus were elected to represent the work of their group work and present recommendations that were adopted in their group.

The host of this year's meeting of young advisors was the Ombudsman for Children of Northern Ireland on whose website the details on the activities of the meeting can be found.