Northern Ireland
Youth Assembly

Northern Ireland
Youth Assembly

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What is the youth Assembly

The Northern Ireland Youth Assembly is made up of 90 young people aged 13 to 17 years old.

The Northern Ireland Assembly makes laws about things like education, health, transport and the environment. Members of the Youth Assembly have a unique opportunity to share their views and directly influence decisions taken by the Northern Ireland Assembly.

The Youth Assembly members discuss the issues that they think are important and put forward their ideas.

Youth Assembly members are appointed for a term of two years.

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We spent last Friday quizzing the outgoing @nichildcom reflecting on the past 8 years of her work.

Thank you @ShriekingGreek for supporting the Youth Assembly, and for promoting and advancing the rights of children and young people here. We wish you every success for the future.


.@ShriekingGreek addressing young people from the @NIYouthAssembly and taking their questions as she serves out the last days of her fabulous 8 year stewardship as Children & Young people’s Commissioner with @nichildcom Well done Koulla 👏👏

In the Assembly public gallery listening to the @nichildcom answering questions from the @NIYouthAssembly on her time in office. 8 years of dedication, passion and often challenge providing a voice for Children and Young People striving to effect and deliver change.

Northern Ireland's @nichildcom Commissioner @ShriekingGreek addresses the @NIYouthAssembly, highlighting some of what has been achieved during her time in office. Having worked with @ShriekingGreek as an MLA & Minister, her dedication, commitment & tenacity will be missed.

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