This study was commissioned by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe and the EU-Council of Europe Youth Partnership, which jointly financed its production. The Finnish Youth Research Network was selected to be in charge of producing this study. The views contained in this study do not necessarily reflect the views of the Congress and of the Youth Partnership (nor of the related partner institutions, the Council of Europe and the European Commission). This study will be used as a contribution to a report on this subject, which is currently being prepared by the Congress.
Authors: Anu Gretschel, Tiina-Maria Levamo, Tomi Kiilakoski, Sofia Laine, Niina Mäntylä, Geoffrey Pleyers and Harri Raisio