A world where young people are respected and able to influence
and inform decisions that affect their lives or on which they have
- To be, as the national youth council of the United Kingdom,
committed to ensuring that those aged 25 and under are represented
and participate fully and actively as citizens.
- To inspire people about the positive contribution that young
people can make to their communities our nation and the world.
- To empower young people with skills, knowledge and confidence
to advance their rights and views to take part in
- To campaign with our members and those who share our values,
for a better world that gives young people the recognition they
Participation: We value meaningful
participation of young people, enabling and empowering them to
bring about a better world for all.
Inclusion: We value the inclusion of all,
by working with young people from all backgrounds, cultures and
ages to ensure a rich mix.
Equality: We value all young people equally,
promoting their rights equally in the UK around the world.
Youth Leadership: We value and nuture youth
leadership, creating tomorrow's leaders today for a better
Recognition: We value recognition of young
people's achievements, publicly valuing them as part of our
BYC Manifesto 2014 - 2015
BYC Annual Review 2013/14
Strategic Framework 2014 - 2017