Youth leaders represented at a global summit on small island nations in Samoa have called on national governments to include young people as partners for sustainable development.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma and the Finance minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jon Patrice Kitebi, met Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot on 29 August 2014 to discuss development priorities ahead of the G20 summit which takes place in Brisbane in November.
Small states face a special set of development challenges, making them especially vulnerable to economic and environmental shocks.
The winner of the logo design competition for the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (19CCEM) was announced on the 28 July at a press conference in Nassau, The Bahamas, by The Bahamas Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Jerome Fitzgerald.
Nominations closing soon (30th August) for Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards 2014
The Commonwealth in partnership with Elevation Networks, a youth employment charity, brought together student leaders for the first Diaspora Leadership Summit, in partnership with Elevation Networks, a youth employment charity
More than £5 million was raised for children of the Commonwealth thanks to a new partnership between UNICEF, Glasgow 2014 and the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF).
Ministers hail sport and physical education commitments agreed between India and Lesotho, Jamaica and South Africa, at Commonwealth meeting
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has underscored the importance of conducting elections that enjoy the trust and confidence of citizens across the 53 nation organisation.
To mark their loss, high level representatives of Commonwealth member countries gathered in Glasgow on Monday - following the close of the Commonwealth Games - to attend a special commemoration.