To mark British Science Week, Wales’ new Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Jas Pal Badyal FRS sets out his vision for Wales to be a world-leading science nation, developing the scientists of tomorrow.Read more
Working in Partnership for Women’s Empowerment in Uganda and Lesotho
This International Women’s Day we’d like to share with you the work Hub Cymru Africa have been doing to empower women in Uganda and Lesotho. As a globally responsible nation, we’re proud to support this gender empowerment programme and share our vision for gender equality with the world.
Here’s more from Beth Kidd, Senior Development Support Manager at Hub Cymru Africa, who explains why it’s important…Read more
Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus From Our First Minister
Dydd Gŵyl Dewi hapus i chi. I hope you have a great day wherever you are this year.
Today is an opportunity for us to come together and celebrate Wales. It is also an opportunity for us to show the rest of the world who we are and what we stand for. Read more
We Must Do More to Make Hate History
During #LGBTHistoryMonth, we reflect on how far we’ve come in the struggle for LGBTQ+ rights and we celebrate the lives of the LGBTQ+ activists and allies that came before us.
We know that we cannot be complacent. Unfortunately, we’re in an age where it can feel like our rights are at risk of being rolled back. As LGBTQ+ people we all too often still face discrimination and harassment.Read more
Our Top 6 Goals for a Period Proud Wales
Making Wales period proud is one of my priorities as Minister of Social Justice. This week, we launched our A Period Proud Wales plan which is all about promoting a cultural change around periods.
Nobody should be ashamed, embarrassed or disadvantaged because of their period. Our vision is to eradicate period poverty and end all stigma around periods.
Read more to find out our top goals for a period proud Wales…Read more
A Day in the Life of a Welsh Government Apprentice
Ever wondered what it’s like to work at the Welsh Government? To celebrate #ApprenticeshipWeek, we’ve interviewed one of our apprentices to give you a taste of what it’s like…Read more
Seven questions about Wales’s new 20mph default speed limits
We recently became the first UK nation to pass legislation to lower the default national speed limit on residential roads and busy pedestrian streets from 30mph to 20mph when the Senedd voted in favour in July this year. Work is now underway to get Wales ready for that change, as limits will begin to change from September next year.Read more
Black History is Welsh History
I’m Charlotte Williams. In 2020 I led work on the teaching of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic histories and contributions in support of the new curriculum. In 2022, I was really pleased that the Welsh Government made mandatory the teaching of these perspectives for all schools and early years settings in Wales.Read more
“Prevention and early intervention is so crucial” – World Mental Health Day
Today is World Mental Health Day, a day to acknowledge the importance of good mental health and the continuing work to protect and support the mental health of people around the world. Days such as this provide an opportunity to remind ourselves of the value of being more open and mindful of our own and others’ mental health and wellbeing.Read more
Achieving sustainable and fair tourism
A warm Welsh welcome. That’s what people from Wales, England and further afield can expect to receive when they visit the spectacular tourist destinations we have to offer.
With our thriving cities, epic landscapes and coastal towns and villages there’s something for everyone in Wales – and we want to show it off. And to be able to continue doing this, we need to make sure communities are supported.Read more