The British Youth Council held it’s annual Youth Voice Leadership Development Programme at the Kingswood Centre in Doncaster last weekend. The three-day flagship residential, which took place from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th April 2016, saw over 200 youth representatives come together for a weekend of training aimed at supporting them in their leadership roles, in their communities
The British Youth Council is looking for people aged 16-25 who are motivated by a belief in the work of BYC to achieve our vision of a world where all young people are respected and able to influence and inform decisions that affect their lives or on which they have strong opinions.
On Tuesday 22nd March The British Youth Council and the Cabinet Office hosted a reception and debate to celebrate the achievements of the Discovering Democracy initiative.
The British Youth Council have revealed today (Tuesday 22nd March) racism and religious discrimination as the topic of focus for the 2016 Youth Select Committee inquiry. Racism and religious discrimination was chosen as the UK Youth Parliament’s 2016 priority campaign following the Make Your Mark campaign, which took place in late 2015, whereby the issue was placed as one of the most important issues by 95,000 young people.
The British Youth Council are marking International Women's Day and the 2016 campaign theme 'Pledge For Parity'. International Women's Dayis an opportunity for us to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women but it's also an opportunity for us to the issues that are apparent and can't be ignored.