Launch of new report is “a seminal moment in the Commonwealth’s youth work history”

10 November 2017

The launch of a report analysing youth work across 35 countries has been described as “a seminal moment in the Commonwealth’s youth work history”.

Young people: partners for a secure, fair and prosperous Commonwealth

12 October 2017

A taskforce of youth delegates from across the Commonwealth are in London for a week-long planning meeting for the next Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) and Commonwealth Youth Council General Assembly (CYCGA).

Applications open for training course on addressing hate speech

5 October 2017

Applications are now open to join a course in London that builds the capacity of young people to counter hate speech and violent radicalisation.

The Commonwealth brings together young Caribbean activists to counter extremism

30 August 2017

The Commonwealth has delivered a masterclass for young leaders in the Caribbean to strengthen grassroots youth-led initiatives to counter propaganda spread by violent extremists.

Commonwealth youth worker alliance endorsed by governments

5 August 2017

A new international coalition of youth worker organisations has been endorsed by Commonwealth member governments.

Ministers pledge to mainstream youth priorities and address gap in financing

4 August 2017

Commonwealth governments have pledged to redouble efforts to “bridge the gap” in financing young people’s development, at the 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting in Kampala.

Young leaders put forward innovative solutions to fund youth development

4 August 2017

A deficit in public spending on young people’s development should be plugged by new and innovative forms of financing including the promotion of social entrepreneurship, according to Commonwealth youth leaders.

Transforming young lives: youth mainstreaming in development planning

3 August 2017

New policy guidance from the Commonwealth Secretariat will help governments to place young people’s needs and aspirations at the heart of national policy-making.

President of Uganda opens 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting

2 August 2017

“The young people of the Commonwealth are leading us to a future of ever greater aspiration, and even greater achievement.” These were the words of Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland at the start of one of the world’s most eminent intergovernmental youth conferences.

Commonwealth youth work education consortium launches with 16 universities

2 August 2017

Leading universities around the world are joining a Commonwealth initiative aimed to improve access to certified courses in youth work.