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CELEBRATING 70 YEARS

The British Youth Council is celebrating its 70th Anniversary, marking decades of its efforts to create social and political change for young people. Throughout the year, we will not only celebrate the stories of those who have been part of the youth voice movement, we’ll also celebrate the young people who continue to champion our vision for a better world.

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Read more +15 April 2018 By Rhammel Afflick in News

Young people from across the UK to debate Commonwealth challenges

This week young people from across the UK will attend the Commonwealth Youth Forum as part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) taking place in London. Young people in attendance will discuss the solutions for a fairer, more secure, sustainable and prosperous future. 47 young representatives will gather with young people from across

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Read more +17 April 2018 By Anna Rose Barker in Blogs, Speeches

SPEECH: ‘Powering our Common Future’

On Monday 16th April 2018, Anna Barker, Chair of the British Youth Council addressed His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales, Damian Hinds, Secretary of State and delegates of the Commonwealth Youth Forum. “Welcome everyone from all corners of the Commonwealth to London and welcome to the start of an unforgettable few days for us all!

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YOUNG PEOPLE TO ATTEND COMMONWEALTH YOUTH FORUM

Youth representatives from across the UK will attend the Commonwealth Youth Forum.
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LIFESKILLS CREATED BY BARCLAYS

Lifeskills is a free employability programme which helps young people aged 11-24 build the skills they need to move forward in the 21st century workplace.
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Liam Preston

Former Chair of the British Youth Council
“The British Youth Council radically changed my career and life path. I had no idea what I wanted to do. But by volunteering with the charity, and seeing how it shapes young people's lives I now know I want to have my own career doing something similar”.
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