Leaders of the 54 Commonwealth countries have demonstrated their commitment to tackling the endemic challenges facing children and young people.Read news - Commonwealth Heads declare 2023 the Year of the Youth
Young peace-builders to take part in workshops empowering them to act as role models in resisting extremist narratives.Read news - Sri Lankan youths invited to workshop on preventing extremism
Young people and Heads of Government meet face-to-face for crucial conversation on youth-led sustainable developmentRead news - Youth delegates deliver key asks to Heads of State at landmark in-person meeting
Commonwealth forms Alliance with global youth organisations on skills building for young people.Read news - Historic youth agreement to bring increased skills to over 250 million young people
On June 21, the halls of the Intare Conference Arena were filled with celebration and dancing as delegates at the 12th Commonwealth Youth Forum wrapped-up months of hard work and negotiations at a closing ceremony.Read news - Youth ministers promise strong support for Commonwealth Youth Forum declaration and action plan
The Commonwealth Secretariat has joined forces with globally recognised youth organisations, including global youth leadership organisation, AIESEC, the Volunteer Service Overseas International, Rotary International, India’s youth organisation, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, and the Big Six – an alliance of leading international youth-serving bodies.
Young leaders representing the 54 Commonwealth countries have presented a six-point action plan on youth development to Heads of Government gathered for a seminal meeting in Rwanda.Read news - Increased taxes for industrial polluters and more support for youth-led start-ups among recommendations for governments from youth
In case you missed it:Read news - CHOGM 2022: Daily Highlights – 21 June 2022
By 8 am on the second day of the Commonwealth Youth Forum, buses filled with young people from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, the Americas, Europe and the Pacific, wheeled into the welcoming arch of the Intare Conference Arena in Kigali, Rwanda.Read news - Innovation, skills development and cancer elimination take centre stage at Day 2 of Commonwealth Youth Forum
In case you missed it:Read news - CHOGM 2022: Daily Highlights – 20 June 2022
In case you missed it:Read news - CHOGM 2022: Daily Highlights – 19 June 2022
The Commonwealth Youth for Sustainable Urbanisation (CYSU) network will use an evidenced-based approach and work collaboratively to address the challenges affecting health, trade, the economy, the environment, and youth employment in cities and human settlements throughout the Commonwealth.Read news - Young people with a passion for sustainable development urged to join new Commonwealth network
The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali, Rwanda will address global issues and Commonwealth priorities.Read news - Commonwealth leaders set to meet for the first time in four years
Young people will seek to make their mark on future Commonwealth policies at the 12th Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) which begins in Kigali, Rwanda on Sunday, 19 June.Read news - Young leaders to share their vision for change with Heads of Government at Commonwealth summit
By Muhammed Badamasi and Idongesit Amba, Commonwealth CorrespondentsRead news - Blog: How a new generation of storytellers are helping drive climate action
Out of the Commonwealth’s 2.5 billion population, more than 60% are under 30 years of age – making young people vital to securing, bright, and prosperous future for all Commonwealth citizens.Read news - Young people can now apply for two exciting roles on youth-led action networks addressing global challenges across the Commonwealth
Last month, Kenya hosted the 21st Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers for the first time since 1987. The meeting was an opportunity for our family of nations to discuss some of the most pressing challenges, including the severe impacts of Covid-19.Read news - School meals can support education, foster equality
19 June 2022 to 21 June 2022
The Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF 2022), which is held in parallel with the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), took place in Kigali, Rwanda between 19-21 June 2022 with the theme of ‘Taking Charge of our Future’.
By Sushma R, Commonwealth CorrespondentRead news - Blog: Young policy and tech leaders are problem-solving to protect our living planet
A youth-led, international taskforce has been established to deliver this year’s Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF 2022), which takes place in Rwanda in June.
By Chukwuebuka Nnabugwu, Commonwealth CorrespondentRead news - Blog: This Tanzanian tech CEO is defying gender discrimination to protect the environment
28 April 2022 to 28 April 2022
Join us on 28 April 2022 as we announce the finalists of the 2022 Commonwealth Education Awards.
Twenty educators and projects have made the 2022 Commonwealth Education Awards shortlist for their positive impact on students, teachers, and education systems across the Commonwealth. Six finalists will be announced at the CCEM in Nairobi.Read press release - Commonwealth Education Awards 2022: Shortlist announced
27 April 2022 to 28 April 2022
In April 2022, education ministers will meet in Nairobi to discuss some of the Commonwealth’s most pressing education challenges, at a time when the world is recovering from the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic
Top policymakers are set to meet in Kenya for the 21st Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers to discuss pressing education challenges at a time the world is recovering from the negative impacts of the pandemic.Read press release - Commonwealth education ministers to discuss post-COVID-19 recovery at Nairobi conference