The winners of the Commonwealth Youth Awards were announced on 11 March 2020 at a special ceremony in London.
The Awards ceremony was live-streamed and is now available to watch on the Commonwealth Youth's Facebook page.
This year, the awards received more than 500 entries from 40 countries.
16 finalists were shortlisted. The finalists are from Bangladesh, Canada, Fiji, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Samoa, Tanzania and Uganda.
The awards recognise outstanding young people whose innovative projects have made a real impact in helping their countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Young leaders from Canada, Fiji, Pakistan and Uganda won Commonwealth Youth Awards for innovative projects that are delivering sustainable development in their countries.
16 extraordinary individuals including innovators, activists and entrepreneurs from 12 countries have been shortlisted for this year’s Commonwealth Youth Awards.
Young people wishing to apply for the 2020 Commonwealth Youth Awards have two weeks left to submit their entries.
Nominations have opened for the 2020 Commonwealth Youth Awards which will see winners awarded a cash grant to scale-up development work benefiting their communities.