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Commonwealth youth worker alliance endorsed by governments

5 August 2017

A new international coalition of youth worker organisations has been endorsed by Commonwealth member governments.

Young leaders put forward innovative solutions to fund youth development

4 August 2017

A deficit in public spending on young people’s development should be plugged by new and innovative forms of financing including the promotion of social entrepreneurship, according to Commonwealth youth leaders.

Transforming young lives: youth mainstreaming in development planning

3 August 2017

New policy guidance from the Commonwealth Secretariat will help governments to place young people’s needs and aspirations at the heart of national policy-making.

President of Uganda opens 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting

2 August 2017

“The young people of the Commonwealth are leading us to a future of ever greater aspiration, and even greater achievement.” These were the words of Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland at the start of one of the world’s most eminent intergovernmental youth conferences.

Commonwealth women’s mentorship scheme launches in Caribbean

25 July 2017

A new Commonwealth initiative to empower young women leaders has been marked with a regional launch in the Caribbean.

Bahamas gospel choir rocks Commonwealth London headquarters

18 July 2017

Commonwealth high commissioners and staff were recently treated to a powerful performance from the multi-award winning Bahamas gospel group, Shaback.

Commonwealth Youth Games: “Brightest and the best who’ll kick it out of the park”

18 July 2017

In a matter of hours, 1000 athletes and officials will be at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium, in the Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre in The Bahamian capital Nassau, to witness a once in a life-time event.

Commonwealth Youth Games athletes will encourage athletes to contribute to global development

5 July 2017

The Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games will encourage more young athletes than ever to give back to the global community, by teaching them how to harness sport as a tool for peace and development.

Queen’s young leaders embody Commonwealth promise and potential

30 June 2017

Inspirational young people from more than 50 countries have taken part in a global challenge to show how they would demonstrate the values of the Commonwealth Charter.

Empowering Rwandan women and youth essential: First Lady Jeannette Kagame

26 June 2017

With song, celebration, discussion and reflection, the Rwandan diaspora in the UK came together on Saturday for a conference on the empowerment of youth and women.

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