Nominations are open for 9 youth leaders to represent the Commonwealth’s 1.4 billion young people on the Commonwealth Youth Council.
Have you got what it takes to be one of them?
The open positions are:
To be eligible for the Commonwealth Youth council you must:
Nominations must be in by 20 March 2020.
You need to be nominated by a national youth council or youth-led organisation.
Shortlisted candidates will start campaigning from 17 April 2020.
You must be able to attend the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) in Kigali, Rwanda, 20 to 23 June 2020, where elections will take place.
If you are elected to the Commonwealth Youth Council, you will:
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said: “The Commonwealth Youth Council draws together talent from all our regions, and provides a forum to focus and amplify the voices of young people.
“Its representatives combine ambition with action, and enable the needs and expectations of youth in our member countries to be heard.
“This helps equip the Commonwealth to tackle pressing social, economic and political issues, and alerts us to emerging global trends so that we can prepare collectively to deliver a common future that is fairer and safer for all.”