Conseil jeunesse de Montréal
The Conseil jeunesse de Montréal is made up of 15 members, representative of
the geographic, linguistic, cultural and social diversity of Montreal's youth,
and fair representation is ensured between men and women.
Its members are selected and appointed by the City Council to advise the
Mayor and the Executive Committee in a regular and ongoing manner on all issues
relating to youths and to ensure that youth concerns are taken into
consideration in the decisions made by Municipal Administration.
The Conseil jeunesse de Montréal is taking persistent action to connect with
young people, seek their views on issues that matter to them, ensure
representation to elected officials, and submit to them various recommendations
to improve living conditions and citizenship initiatives taken by Montréal’s
Since its creation in 2003, the Conseil jeunesse de Montréal has
organized a number of valuable municipal consultations. It was behind the
creation of Journée des jeunes Montréalais and has provided accompaniment for
major innovative projects including the self-serve bicycle (Bixi) program, the
Programme de parrainage professionnel, the Concours Biblioclip, the Complexe
sportif Le Taz, - to name just a few – and has published several policy
papers concerning different issues e.g. on cultural participation of
Montreal youth, improving communication between the City of Montreal and young
Montrealers, succession in the municipal public service, the sense of safety,
Its members have represented the City of Montreal during the Shanghai
World Expo in 2008 and at the annual Hiroshima International Youth Conference
for Peace in the Future in 2011.