In a matter of hours, 1000 athletes and officials will be at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium, in the Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre in The Bahamian capital Nassau, to witness a once in a life-time event.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Half a dozen non-governmental membership bodies have joined the family of civil society and professional organisations that are accredited by the Commonwealth.
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.
A new federal youth policy in St Kitts and Nevis will give young people greater access to education, employment and entrepreneurship opportunities.
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.
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.