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“We have a duty to fulfil. To educate, appreciate and motivate” is one of the inspiring lines youth officers from the Department of Youth in Nevis recited from a handwritten poem during a training session run by the National Youth Agency (NYA) in collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat.
Read news - Commonwealth joins forces with the National Youth Agency to upskill youth officers in St Kitts & Nevis
Member countries have a combined population of 2.5 billion people, of which more than 60% are under 30 years of age. Our youth development work is delivered through the Commonwealth Youth Programme, which has been supporting member countries for over 40 years.
Young climate activists from across the Commonwealth shone a light on just how critical youth are at a series of events organised by the Commonwealth Youth Programme at this year’s COP but demanded world leaders need to take more action beyond the annual conference.
Read news - Commonwealth youth voice their climate concerns amongst world leaders at COP26 and demand action for the survival of our planet