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The Annual Conversation

What is the Annual Conversation? 

It is a conversation between children, young people and council leaders in Cornwall.

In the build up to G7 this June, and throughout the event itself, we heard from a vast number of children and young people in Cornwall about what matters to them, what they would like to celebrate, what they pledge to do and what they want / need World Leaders to do.

We would now like to invite you to work together with us to make sure the conversations we have with Leaders and Decision Makers here in Cornwall, has your voice at the forefront of it

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What the Annual Conversation will involve?
Children and young people will have an opportunity share their views and register their interest in being involved in the Annual Conversation 
 
At the pre-event and the event itself there will be a number of facilitated workshops and activities for children, young people and Leaders to take part in alongside each other. Each activity and workshop will focus around the priorities we have heard from young people. At the moment, the suggested priorities are:

  • Climate and environment
  • Mental and physical health and wellbeing
  • Our Future: housing and careers.

When is it taking place? 
Online- kick off event- Tuesday 2nd November 2021

Pre-event Workshop: Saturday 13th November 2021 (all day) at The Eden Project, St Austell

The Annual Conversation: Tuesday 30th November 2021 (5pm to 7.30pm) at New County Hall, Truro 

The deadline for giving your views, completing the polls and conversation capture and for registering interest to take part or nominating someone is Sunday 24 October.

There is no cost to the children and young people to take part. Transport can be arranged and refreshments will be included at the events. We will work with children and young people to manage any access challenges including digital support to take part.