The 9th Commonwealth Youth Forum began today with a vibrant display of colour, music and song at its opening ceremony in Sri Lanka.
The Commonwealth Youth Council is an autonomous youth-led body, which aims to further advance the youth development agenda and strengthen young people’s participation in the Commonwealth.
The Commonwealth is assisting St Kitts and Nevis to resolve its outstanding maritime boundaries with five neighbouring countries in the Caribbean region.
The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Maldives, Sir Donald McKinnon, will visit Male’ from 3 to 7 November 2013, as part of his continuing engagement with Maldives to promote the consolidation of democracy, and Commonwealth values and principles.
Four youth workers from around the Commonwealth have received awards recognising their exceptional work to empower young people, as part of Youth Work Week.
Young people from across the Commonwealth met HM Queen Elizabeth II, Head of the Commonwealth, for a reception marking 40 years of the Commonwealth Youth Programme and the centenary of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
The Observer Group wishes to clarify that at no stage did the Commonwealth Observer Group or any of its members give advice to the Maldives Police Service regarding its decision to take action to prevent the 19 October Presidential election from taking place.
Regional and pan-Commonwealth winners receive £14,000 grant between them
A publication that explores how tourism can facilitate growth, create jobs and improve livelihoods in small island developing states was launched in Washington DC on 12 October 2013.
HM the Queen launched the Glasgow 2014 Queens Baton Relay at Buckingham Palace today at a simple but hugely well-attended ceremony which attracted crowds of supporter as well as some of Scotland's greatest athletes, young people from across the Commonwealth and senior representatives from across the Commonwealth.