Latest content: Society and young people

A Commonwealth association representing health professionals and activists is encouraging health ministers to seriously consider their six-point plan to improve healthcare systems as they meet at the upcoming Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting (CHMM).
Read news - Commonwealth health ministers to consider civil society recommendations on workforce and climate change-related health challenges
The Commonwealth Faith Festival will empower people, especially youth, to be agents of positive and transformative change in their families, communities and nations. This year is being celebrated as the Year of the Youth, and a special effort will be made to upskill, empower and learn from the Commonwealth’s 1.5 billion young people.
Blog by Micheala Chan and Angelos Pastras, the Commonwealth Sustainable Energy Transition Youth Action Group.

Education is the cornerstone of the energy transition. In an era dominated by social media, young people are uniquely positioned to leverage their influence to build public consciousness around energy challenges, shape public awareness and garner support for climate and energy policies. Movements such as School Strike for Climate provide a prime example, exemplifying the power of young people to effectively advocate for climate action.
Read news - Blog: Empowering Youth for the Sustainable Energy Transition
On day two of Kenya Innovation Week, high-level government officials and ministers met for the Commonwealth Ministerial Roundtable Discussion on Innovation, led by Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Youth Affairs, Sports and the Arts, Ababu Namwamba and Commonwealth Secretary-General, the Rt Hon Patricia Scotland KC.
Read news - Commonwealth ministerial roundtable in Kenya highlights innovation's role in sustainable development
Senior government ministers and other senior government officials attending the 10th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting (10CYMM) got a feel of the impactful work some UK organisations are doing to support young people in London. The UK’s National Youth Agency facilitated visits to four innovative youth work projects to showcase different approaches to common challenges.
Read news - Youth ministers view UK projects designed to support and empower young people