Nominations for the 2019 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work will close on 7 November 2018, leaving just over a week for aspirants from across the Commonwealth to submit final entries.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland is travelling to Brussels and Geneva to participate in high-level meetings on trade, youth and women’s economic empowerment.
Secretary-General Patricia Scotland today encouraged young diplomats to take the lead in tackling the globe’s pressing social and economic challenges.
The Government of Seychelles in collaboration with the Commonwealth has launched the ‘Blue Economy Strategic Framework and Roadmap’ to build its ocean-based economy.
Students got a taste of the workings of the Commonwealth at a unique opportunity to replicate the Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) at Media City, Salford, Manchester. The event is part of a Post CHOGM Roadshow of events across the UK
Young people trying to start businesses in Pakistan face many hurdles, but that might be about to change.
“This training has ignited our spark in bringing positive changes to our communities,” says Saraban Tahura Zaman.
The Commonwealth is offering exceptional young people who are making a difference in their communities a chance to win a Commonwealth Youth Award.
We just need someone to believe in us. This was the impassioned plea of established and aspiring youth entrepreneurs who joined experts and opinion shapers from across the globe to have frank discussions on boosting youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Youth make up 60 per cent of the 2.4 billion citizens of the Commonwealth. But the potential of young people to drive social and economic progress is undermined by a lack of adequately trained youth workers to meet the growing demands of the youth sector.