In what might be a world first, the Welsh Youth Parliament (WYP) held a joint session with the National Assembly for Wales on 24 June 2019.
Young Wales News
The Interim Youth Work Board has published its Youth work strategy for Wales 2019.
The Welsh Youth Parliament have announced their first set of events: Life Skills in the Curriculum.
Ahead of the Make Your Mark launch in July, Children in Wales' participation initiative, Young Wales, held the UK Youth Parliament Convention 1 event.
The Welsh Government has opened a consultation on new draft Continuing Care guidance.
Continuing care means any complex physical or mental health care provided over a long period of time, which can’t be met by the Local Health Board or the Welsh Health Specialised Services.
Support for ending the physical punishment of children is growing.
On 16 May 2019, Welsh Youth Parliament Members looked at the Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill. The Bill will end the physical punishment of children in Wales.
From the Welsh Government:
The Welsh Government offers work experience to young people. Welsh Government has recently overhauled its work experience placement to our dedicated Work Inspiration Programme. This initiative is an important part of our action plan as an employer to build an inclusive Civil Service.
Mental Health Awareness Week is a yearly, week-long campaign for awareness of mental health issues that encourages people to take positive action and promote health and wellbeing for all.