Commonwealth launches webinar series for youth to take charge of their future

6 July 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a new webinar series for young people to have a louder voice in policy decisions affecting them.

Caribbean countries explore strategies to shield young people from COVID-19 shock Uganda’s Minister of State for Gender, Labour and Social Development Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi

6 July 2020

Caribbean ministries of youth have met to discuss how best to protect young people from the damaging impacts of COVID-19.

How Commonwealth young people are promoting language for inclusion Children being taught in outdoors classroom in Kenya

29 June 2020

Estimates show only 2 billion of the world’s 7.8 billion people speak these languages, either as a native or non-native language.

Blog: Striking at the core of the COVID-19 employment crisis Two female youth's sitting on a bench in the Caribbean

12 May 2020

In the early months of 2020, much of the globe was put on pause as governments fought to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. For many, work came to a grinding halt as factories and shops were forced to close their doors, transforming a global health catastrophe into a labour market and economic crisis.

Sport policy during the coronavirus pandemic A football on a pitch

31 March 2020

To help sports policymakers and officials make good decisions about sport and exercise during the pandemic the Commonwealth is sharing lessons learned so far by sports policymakers around the Commonwealth.

Young Jamaican’s invention could help tackle the spread of viruses like COVID-19 Rayvon Stewart, young Jamaican inventor

31 March 2020

Five years ago more than 40 babies born in Jamaican hospitals became infected with lethal bacteria - half of them died. The situation caught the attention of Jamaican technology student Rayvon Stewart who set about finding a way to curb the spread of harmful germs.

Your chance to join the Commonwealth Youth Council Elected executive members of the 2018-2020 Commonwealth Youth Council at The Commonwealth Youth Forum 2018 in London

19 March 2020

The nomination deadline has been extended 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?

Young leaders from Canada, Fiji, Pakistan and Uganda win Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020 4 regional winners of the Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020

11 March 2020

Four outstanding young people have won Commonwealth Youth Awards for innovative projects that are delivering sustainable development in their countries.

Anthony Joshua, Alexandra Burke and Craig David performed at Commonwealth Day service Heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua gives a reflection at the Commonwealth Day Service

9 March 2020

Some of the Commonwealth’s top entertainers and sporting stars joined Queen Elizabeth and other members of the Royal Family at a multi-faith service to celebrate Commonwealth Day.

Apply to attend the Commonwealth Youth Forum in Rwanda Announcement of Commonwealth Youth Forum in Kigali, Rwanda

27 February 2020

Young people can now apply to attend the Commonwealth Youth Forum in Rwanda this June. The forum will take place in Kigali from 20 to 23 June 2020.

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