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Activists against xenocide blog

Hi there, my name is Kieran I am an apprentice in the National Assembly for Wales currently working for the Youth Engagement and Education team. I went to Krzyżowa in Poland to take part in a project called “Activists against xenocide” which looked at world issues on the topic of migration. Xenocide is a word […]

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#SeneddNewport

The National Assembly for Wales is coming to Newport – #SeneddNewport

#SeneddNewport is the third time the National Assembly for Wales have taken to the road, after visiting Swansea and Wrexham in 2015. The National Assembly for Wales will be hosting a series of events across the city between 20-25 March, working with schools, colleges, youth and community groups. As the Assembly’s Education and Youth Engagement […]

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Hacio’n Holi

Young people insist on being heard! Each year, the crew behind Hacio (a current affairs program for young people) come along to the Senedd in Cardiff Bay to film their special program, Hacio’n Holi, and then to conduct a debate with some Assembly Members in Siambr Hywel (the debating chamber for young people). On the […]

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Working as a Youth Engagement Officer at the National Assembly for Wales

I have been lucky enough to work at the National Assembly for Wales now for 2 years and when I get asked “how are you?” and “what are you doing at the moment?”, I always reply with “I am really busy” and “there are so many things happening I don’t know where to start!” – […]

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Train the trainer: Professionals

  Want to learn more about the National Assembly for Wales? On Tuesday 22 November we will be holding a free training session to educate professionals who work with young people about the work of the Assembly, to empower and enable you to go into your local communities to deliver workshops on the Assembly to […]

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Pride Cymru’s 2016 Youth Conference

Pride Cymru’s free Youth Conference returns on 15/10/16 at the Parc Inn Hotel, Cardiff. The conference coincides with week of The Iris Prize Festival and International Coming Out Day (11th October).  Working again with our partners Iris Prize Festival and Youth Cymru, the conference focuses on the theme of the health and wellbeing of LGBT+ young people in Wales. Offering an opportunity to […]

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Alex Atkins

Opportunity to attend the 8th Commonwealth Youth Parliament

On behalf of the National Assembly for Wales’ Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), the Assembly has an exciting opportunity for 1 young person to represent Wales at the 8th Commonwealth Youth Parliament in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on 6-10 November 2016. If you will you be aged 18-29 by 4 November 2016, are […]

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Youth Excellent Awards 2016

Youth Work Week Wales 2016 – Youth Work Excellence Awards 2016

Friday 24 June 2016, saw the return of the annual Youth Work Excellence Awards in North Wales. The event was held at Venue Cymru in Llandudno with over 150 young people, youth workers and organisation representatives in attendance including Caryl Hughes from our own team here at the National Assembly for Wales. The evening began […]

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Ysgol y Gader

Youth Work Wales 2016 – Guest Blog by the Visitor Team

Guest Blog by Gareth Coombes – Visitor Tour Manager My name is Gareth Coombes and I am the Tour Manager at the National Assembly for Wales, which means I have the privilege of providing tours and presentations to a wide range of people about the work of the Assembly. I see school groups, Women’s Institutes, politicians and […]

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