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Israel-Gaza ceasefire: Latest Statement from Save the Children

Save the Children welcomes with relief the much-needed ceasefire agreement between the Israeli government and Palestinian representatives. We hope this will be sustained and ensure the wellbeing of children in Gaza and Israel.

NYA and Barclays’ Money Skills project benefits over 100,000 young people.

The Barclays Money Skills ‘champions’ project has supported over 100,000 young people to build money management skills, knowledge and confidence and is continuing to do so with a legacy project focused on employability.

Huge new Iraq displacements put pressure on aid

Aid agencies are working around the clock to cope with the rapid displacement in northern Iraq as hundreds of thousands of people flee renewed violence in Mosul, Sinjar, Qaraqosh and elsewhere.

National Youth Agency is 50!

The National Youth Agency has been operating for 50 years.

Just for Kids Law takes action after another 17 year-old held at a police station commits suicide

Legal charity, Just for Kids Law, has launched a campaign calling for changes in the law to be made with regards to the treatment of 17 year-olds as adults when detained in police stations.

Make Your Mark - Get Set, GO! - Youth Parliament aims to break records in biggest ballot of youth views ever in the UK

This week saw the launch of Make Your Mark, the UK Youth Parliament's annual ballot giving young people their say on what is debated by their Members of Youth Parliament (MYPs) in the House of Commons on 14th November.

Adventure to Chessington – A Day to Remember

In July, 50 young people from KIDS Southwark Sibs project, accompanied by 20 employees from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), departed London Waterloo on an exciting voyage to Chessington World of Adventures.

“You’re less likely to get a job if you’re 16 or 17 than you are if you’re 50.”

Fiona Blacke, CEO of the National Youth Agency, has responded to newly announced Government measures to support older people in work, which they say could boost the economy by billions.

Save The Children responds to Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission report

A recent from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission finds Government plans on Child Poverty are doomed to failure, says Save The Children.

More youth participation projects scoop BYC’s exclusive Youth on Board Award

Two more inspiring projects and organisations have been recognised for innovative youth participation in the most recent round of the British Youth Council's Youth on Board Awards.

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