On 6th March, the European Parliament Informal Carers Interest Group met to discuss on “Young carers – challenges and solutions”. The programme is available here.
The aim of the meeting were to:
- Highlight the situation of young carers,
- Underline their needs and challenges,
- Come forward with recommendations on how to address these needs,
- Explore possibilities for EU level action to ensure policy attention for young carers across the board.
The Report of the meeting is available here.
The presentation shared by Prof. Saul Becker – University of Sussex– is availble here.
The presentation shared by Stefania Buoni – young carer from Italy, President and Founder of COMIP – Children of mentally ill parents’ association– is available here.