Commonwealth Youth Games athletes will encourage athletes to contribute to global development

5 July 2017

The Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games will encourage more young athletes than ever to give back to the global community, by teaching them how to harness sport as a tool for peace and development.

Queen’s young leaders embody Commonwealth promise and potential

30 June 2017

Inspirational young people from more than 50 countries have taken part in a global challenge to show how they would demonstrate the values of the Commonwealth Charter.

Empowering Rwandan women and youth essential: First Lady Jeannette Kagame

26 June 2017

With song, celebration, discussion and reflection, the Rwandan diaspora in the UK came together on Saturday for a conference on the empowerment of youth and women.

Partnership agreement to promote social cohesion and respect for diversity

22 June 2017

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Khalili Foundation to develop a new generation of young, grassroots leaders who respect cultural and religious diversity.

Six more NGOs join list of accredited Commonwealth organisations

21 June 2017

Half a dozen non-governmental membership bodies have joined the family of civil society and professional organisations that are accredited by the Commonwealth.

Working together to end child marriage

19 June 2017

At the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, the Commonwealth and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights jointly hosted a side event on ending child, early and forced marriage.

Landmark St Kitts and Nevis youth policy to swing open doors of opportunity

14 June 2017

A new federal youth policy in St Kitts and Nevis will give young people greater access to education, employment and entrepreneurship opportunities.

Podcast: 'Sport for a Better World?’ a Commonwealth research symposium

2 June 2017

Leading researchers and participants behind a new research project, ‘Sport for a Better World?’ look at the impact of sport as a tool for development and peace.

CommonTies event strengthens Commonwealth reach

1 June 2017

Nearly 100 students, young professionals and representatives from Commonwealth accredited organisations met in London last week to discuss how young people can contribute towards strengthening the Commonwealth’s reach in key areas.

East African youth entrepreneur summit closes with pitch to governments

26 May 2017

Young entrepreneurs from Commonwealth countries in East Africa have proposed a raft of policy measures to boost economic growth and reduce youth joblessness.

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