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Youth for change in the Commonwealth

12 August 2011

Commonwealth News meets the chair and deputy chair of the Pan-Commonwealth Youth Caucus

Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba, Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General: International Youth Day Message

12 August 2011

International Youth Day this year brings to a close the International Year of Youth, dedicated to Dialogue and Mutual Understanding. Throughout the year, young people in national youth councils, schools, youth clubs, faith and non-government organisations responded to the call to use their talent, energy and creativity, to raise and address issues of development and democracy.

Commonwealth representatives meet to review new youth constitution

11 August 2011

Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General calls for simple and focused youth constitution, which meaningfully engages young people, is inclusive, and has a robust communication strategy

Journalists can play a key role in raising awareness of non-communicable diseases – public health experts

9 August 2011

Workshop brings together policymakers, campaigners, media and youth

Caribbean journalists to raise awareness on non-communicable diseases

5 August 2011

Workshop equips Caribbean journalists to better inform the public of life-threatening NCDs and to influence policy-makers

Commonwealth Expert Team issues Final Report on 2011 Presidential Election in Seychelles

5 August 2011

Commonwealth Expert Team finds Seychelles electoral process credible but with areas of concern

The Gambia open to a debate on media reform – Foreign Minister

4 August 2011

Reform of media laws dominate discussions at landmark Commonwealth forum in Banjul

Commonwealth video campaign targets NCDs risk in young people

4 August 2011

“It is imperative that NCD prevention programmes target youth since lifestyle habits are often adopted at this stage of life and frequently remain well into adulthood,” Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Ransford Smith

UK Sport and Commonwealth Secretariat collaborate

2 August 2011

The UK’s high performance sports agency seconds an adviser for the Secretariat’s Sport for Development and Peace programme

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