Youth council for 1.2 billion young people elected

25 November 2015

New Commonwealth Youth Council leadership team elected at the Commonwealth Youth Forum in Malta.

It is time for quotas and targets on women leaders

24 November 2015

CHOGM Women’s Forum: Clear message sent to leaders to take urgent action getting more women into decision-making roles.

Jamaican named Commonwealth Women Entrepreneur of the Year

24 November 2015

Businesswoman Valrie Grant was awarded Commonwealth Women Entrepreneur of the Year at the first ever Commonwealth Women’s Forum.

Survivors lead charge to end child marriage in the Commonwealth Enala Ngulu from Malawi at a special session on child, early and forced marriage

24 November 2015

Commonwealth Champions Against Child Marriage seeks to empower survivors to raise awareness and galvanise action to end child marriage.

UNCTAD and Commonwealth launch guide to youth entrepreneurship A policy guide for advancing youth entrepreneurship, jointly developed by the Commonwealth Secretariat and UNCTAD, was launched on 24 November 2015 at a business forum taking place ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta (27–29 November).

24 November 2015

A policy guide for advancing youth entrepreneurship, jointly developed by the Commonwealth Secretariat and UNCTAD, was launched on 24 November 2015.

‘Commonwealth is open for business and to business’

24 November 2015

There was a full house at the opening of the Commonwealth Business Forum, which takes place ahead of the global summit of leaders in Malta between 27-29 November 2015.

Youth add their voice to debate on climate change

23 November 2015

Calls for action on climate change dominate discussions during day three of the Commonwealth Youth Forum in Malta.

'Tremendous responsibility’ of national human rights institutions raised at pre-CHOGM session

23 November 2015

Tan Sri Hasmy Agam, Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia addressing participants at the Commonwealth Forum of National Human Rights Institutions.

Women’s Forum urged to ‘be bold and hold leaders accountable’ Lakshmi Puri, UN Deputy Executive Director of UN Women addresses the official opening of the Commonwealth Women's Forum in Malta

23 November 2015

Commonwealth’s first ever Women’s Forum participants were urged to increase pressure on leaders to take action on gender discrimination.

Social entrepreneur from Uganda honoured for his ‘Bright Idea’

23 November 2015

A pioneering young entrepreneur from Uganda, Dr Charles Batte, has been named as the winner of the ‘Bright Ideas from a Young Commonwealth’ contest.

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