Archive | young people

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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Llywydd commits to establishing a Youth Parliament

The National Assembly for Wales’s Llywydd, Elin Jones AM, has announced her intention to work towards establishing a youth parliament. She made the commitment while responding to a question to the Assembly Commission in Plenary on 19 October 2016. To watch the whole debate, click here. Since the initial question the assembly voted unanimously to […]

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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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6 ways to engage with the Assembly

Did you know that you have the right to express your views when decisions are made? This is set out in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The website of the Children’s Commissioner, Sally Holland, has more information about all these rights. To ensure that young people’s voices are heard in the […]

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