SafeYouth_PolicyPaper_V1(NA)_31_8_FV_FINAL Sexuality Education and Emotional Wellbeing of the Youth in Cyprus: What is the Impact? The current policy paper is divided in two main parts: the current situation on Sexual Health Education and the current situation on Mental Health of the Youth in Cyprus. It provides an overview of the impact of comprehensive sexuality education on the health and wellbeing of young people in Cyprus. The examples in this paper are derived from the findings and experiences of the SAFE-Youth project∙ a project that during the last two years of its implementation (September 2020 – August 2022) approached around more than 4500 individuals via the website, and more than 500 individuals through the workshops and pilot implementations. The current policy paper is divided in two main parts: About the SAFE-Youth Project This lies in the fact that they might enter the process of social inclusion at different points in their lives and move toward both poles – either marginalization or achievement of autonomy – depending on their choices, support, and opportunities. Developing essential socio-emotional life skills may act as a protective factor for the youth's empowerment, especially in regards to their sexual behaviour, mental health, quality of life and wellbeing. 28% of young people aged 16-29 are at risk of social exclusion in the EU. (Council of Europe, 2018 * 4 )