Applications open for youth to lead action on global challenges across Commonwealth Youth speaking at a conference

25 September 2020

Young people can now apply for key positions to spearhead youth-led action on pressing global challenges across the Commonwealth.

Applications open for Commonwealth youth to lead on human rights and democracy Four women smiling at the Camera

19 August 2020

Applications are open for eight young people to lead the charge in protecting and promoting human rights across the Commonwealth.

Political calling for young people in the Caribbean politics and youth webinar speakers

14 August 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat is supporting a Jamaican initiative to get young people in the Caribbean more involved in politics.

The Commonwealth’s vision for youth engagement Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland with girls smiling

12 August 2020

The year 2020 has been challenging for young people. The COVID-19 pandemic has created new threats and exacerbated existing challenges and barriers

Commonwealth Youth Awards 2021 open for entries Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland with the 2020 Young Person of the Year, Galabuzi Brian Kakembo of the Year, Brian

12 August 2020

Exceptional young people can now submit entries for the 2021 Commonwealth youth awards to win prestigious titles and cash grants. The awards recognise and reward young people whose work has made a major impact on people and communities in their country.

Ministers welcome Commonwealth interventions to rebuild hard-hit sport sector Commonwealth Secretary-General speaking at virtual forum

27 July 2020

Commonwealth collaboration is vital to the recovery of the sport sector which has suffered a crushing blow from essential measures to stem the spread of COVID-19. 

Commonwealth to unveil ‘4D strategy’ on reviving sport at ministerial forum Children in India playing football

22 July 2020

A four-dimensional strategy will be unveiled at a major ministerial forum tomorrow, to help governments sustain the sport sector ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grenada youth workers attend training on delivering ‘fit for purpose’ services Youth workers talking to each other

22 July 2020

Youth workers and civil servants in Grenada are attending a new training programme designed to help them deliver fit for purpose services to young people.

Commonwealth and partners launch first online course for using sport for sustainable development People boxing at a stadium in Tonga

21 July 2020

A new free online course will help people and organisations harness the potential of sport in their work towards achieving sustainable development.

Youth kick-off Commonwealth Action Series with call for inclusion and equality screen shot of the panelists

20 July 2020

The innovation, talent and expertise of young people are crucial ingredients in the fight against COVID-19, climate change and economic crises.