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Celebrating and connecting the Commonwealth family

16 February 2018

An event which brings together the wide range of organisations that make up the Commonwealth takes place in London next month.

The 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards finalists announced – Powering Our Common Future

16 February 2018

Campaigners, entrepreneurs, and innovative industry experts are just a few of the 20 talented young people who have been shortlisted for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards.

Indian law students visit Commonwealth headquarters

12 February 2018

A group of seven young law students from India, who are members of the Commonwealth Youth Human Rights and Democracy (CYHRD) Network, visited Marlborough House this week to learn more about the Commonwealth and their important role in it. 

Secretary-General marks launch of inaugural UK India Youth Awards

30 January 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland paid tribute to the relationship between India and the UK at the launch of the UK India Youth Awards in London last night.’.

Blog: An education approach to preventing and countering violent extremism

17 January 2018

Last November Goodenough College and The Royal Commonwealth Society brought together four experts to discuss and debate the role that education can play in putting youth at the forefront of fostering stability, change, and a peaceful future.

Harnessing the power of youth in the battle against hate speech

18 December 2017

Thirty-seven participants aged between 19 and 30 from across 22 Commonwealth countries recently took part in a five-day course to help develop effective strategies in combating hate speech.

Sport key to helping youth thrive, says India

15 December 2017

India's youth minister has described sport as the vehicle for change when it comes to young people.

Commonwealth invites young people to take part in major forum

13 December 2017

The Commonwealth is extending an invitation to young people with experience in youth advocacy or development to attend an important youth conference.

Commonwealth to map progress on education goals

7 December 2017

A new Commonwealth report could help put member states on track to ensuring every child has access to good quality education, Commonwealth expert Nasir Kazmi announced today.

Hate speech, and how to deal with it

7 December 2017

Training for youth leaders aimed at countering violent radicalisation among young people will be delivered next week, 11-15 December, at Marlborough House, London.

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