Academic institutions from across the Commonwealth have agreed a partnership to increase access to youth work education and training globally.
Fifty-three countries will come together to celebrate Commonwealth Day 2016 on 14 March under the theme ‘An Inclusive Commonwealth’.
The Caribbean island nations of Barbados and Saint Lucia have agreed on the delimitation of maritime boundary between their two countries.
Youth worker organisations from across the Commonwealth have joined forces to establish an international coalition.
“Any gender disadvantage in education is not only morally deficient but is also economically inefficient.” stated Guy Hewitt, the Barbados High Commissioner to the UK.
The Commonwealth Secretariat will work with the government of Sierra Leone to enhance its public health protection policy, particularly in the context of achieving universal health coverage.
To mark International Women’s Day, the Commonwealth Secretariat will hold a panel discussion in London on 8 March under the theme, 'Sustained education of women and girls for their economic and political empowerment'.
Caribbean countries are already facing economic challenges such as unsustainable levels of debt and vulnerabilities due to climate change and cannot afford to fall victim to corruption.