Children’s Participatory Budget Council
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The Children’s Participatory Budget Council is an innovative approach with the aim of fostering citizenship among children and teenagers.
It is based on the use of a small portion of the municipal budget for priorities decided upon by children and teenagers aged between 9–15 years.
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Organisation Barra Mansa City Council Government
Partner Organisation Urban Management Program for Latin America and the Caribbean (UMP-LAC) Date 1998
Scale of catchment City
Built environment component Public Policy
Beneficiary Children ages 9-15