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Pictures of young people from across Wales

Youth Work Week 2016

It is the time of year where Wales celebrates the excellent youth work happening across Wales – a chance to celebrate the achievements of young people and the chance to celebrate the support they receive from dedicated youth workers. It is the perfect opportunity for the Education and Youth Engagement Service here at the Assembly […]

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Llais Ifanc in the Senedd

Celebrating Universal Children’s Day

Today is the United Nations ‘Universal Children’s Day’ and the Assembly has completed a lot of great work in the past year so I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to share some of it with everyone with a short video: It is great to have the on-going support and commitment for youth engagement […]

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Presiding Officer, Dame Rosemary Butler AM, and Party Leaders signing the Youth Engagement Charter

International Youth Day 2015

On 12 August, the United Nations celebrates International Youth Day and the theme for the celebration this year is ‘Youth Civic Engagement’. How did we end up with an International Youth Day? On 17 December 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the United Nations General Assembly backed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers […]

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National Assembly for Wales visits Haverfordwest to get school pupils’ views on ‘Vote @ 16?’

Nearly 200 pupils from Tasker Millward Comprehensive in Haverfordwest, including school councillors from nearby Sir Thomas Picton discussed politics and elections on Thursday 21 May as part of the ‘Vote @ 16?’ tour of Wales. In the run up to this year’s largest youth festival, the Urdd Eisteddfod in Caerphilly (25-30 May) the Assembly’s information […]

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Ysgol Dwr-y-Felin ‘Your Assembly’ takeover!

Today we’re at Ysgol Dwr-y-Felin in Neath, where the students are staging a Your Assembly takeover! All day they’ll be discussing subjects of interest to young people, including whether the voting age should be lowered to 16. This is part of our Votes at 16 campaign, talking to young people all over Wales about the voting […]

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