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‘Unite to change the world’ Secretary-General tells young diplomats Commonwealth Secretary-General speaking with young diplomats

13 September 2019

The Secretary-General has urged young diplomats posted to London from across the world to pool their talent, knowledge and dynamism to help mitigate the effects of climate change.

Show courage to make the world a better place, Secretary-General tells future global leaders Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, speaking to future global leaders

13 September 2019

Courage is the greatest measure of a leader and young people should not be afraid to “go against the flow” when acting on their convictions, the Commonwealth Secretary-General has said.

Asia region focuses on improving prospects for young people Policy makers in Brunei-Darussalam discussing youth empowerment

5 September 2019

A meeting of policy makers in Brunei-Darussalam has the potential to amplify the voices of millions of young people from across the Commonwealth.

Secretary-General launches Commonwealth Youth Work Week in Brunei Darussalam Commonwealth Secretary-General in Brunei Darussalam announcing Commonwealth Youth Work Week

29 August 2019

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has appealed to governments of member states to continue their support for youth workers and invest in education and training.

Nominations open for 2020 Commonwealth Youth Awards 2019 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year

28 August 2019

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.

Brunei meeting to boost Commonwealth youth development policies Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland, with ministers and students in brunei

23 August 2019

The role of young people in the development of Commonwealth countries will be the focus of a high-level meeting in Brunei from 27-29 August.

Commonwealth Youth Work Week theme announced Man in front of a laptop with smiling children around him

22 August 2019

This year’s Commonwealth Youth Work Week will be celebrated across the 53 member countries from 4-10 November.

Commonwealth highlights students’ contribution to transforming education on International Youth Day 2019 Man teaching a group of students in a school

13 August 2019

The Commonwealth has developed a new education programme to strengthen learning systems in member countries.

Commonwealth pushes for stronger partnerships to strengthen rights of young people with disabilities Group of Commonwealth Youth with Disabilities meeting at Marlborough House

12 August 2019

The Commonwealth Children and Youth Disability Network has convened its first strategic meeting in London, following its official launch during Commonwealth Week earlier this year.

Youth-led taskforce sets scene for Youth Forum 2020 The Commonwealth Youth Task Force meeting for the Heads of Government Meeting in Rwanda 2020

2 August 2019

A youth-led taskforce has met in Kigali to lay the foundations of the 12th Commonwealth Youth Forum which takes place in Rwanda next year in the margins of the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.

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