Secretary-General marks launch of inaugural UK India Youth Awards

30 January 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland paid tribute to the relationship between India and the UK at the launch of the UK India Youth Awards in London last night.’.

Blog: An education approach to preventing and countering violent extremism

17 January 2018

Last November Goodenough College and The Royal Commonwealth Society brought together four experts to discuss and debate the role that education can play in putting youth at the forefront of fostering stability, change, and a peaceful future.

Harnessing the power of youth in the battle against hate speech

18 December 2017

Thirty-seven participants aged between 19 and 30 from across 22 Commonwealth countries recently took part in a five-day course to help develop effective strategies in combating hate speech.

Sport key to helping youth thrive, says India

15 December 2017

India's youth minister has described sport as the vehicle for change when it comes to young people.

Commonwealth invites young people to take part in major forum

13 December 2017

The Commonwealth is extending an invitation to young people with experience in youth advocacy or development to attend an important youth conference.

Commonwealth to map progress on education goals

7 December 2017

A new Commonwealth report could help put member states on track to ensuring every child has access to good quality education, Commonwealth expert Nasir Kazmi announced today.

Hate speech, and how to deal with it

7 December 2017

Training for youth leaders aimed at countering violent radicalisation among young people will be delivered next week, 11-15 December, at Marlborough House, London.

Scholars represent ‘heritage and future of Commonwealth’

23 November 2017

Graduates of a scholarship programme build Commonwealth connection and advance development by deepening understanding of the principles of the Commonwealth Charter.

Nominations open for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2018

14 November 2017

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work.

Young people are innovators, designers, and facilitators for clean energy solutions

13 November 2017

Ms. Shamoy Hajare is the founder and CEO of Jamaica School for Social Entrepreneurship (JSSE), and is passionate about the role of young people in strengthening the blue and green economies through enterprise development.

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