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Americas & Caribbean

“A day to celebrate the rights of the child”

Countries around the world have signed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and many have set aside a day to celebrate children. Harnoor Gill, 16, a Commonwealth Correspondent fr... Read more

29.09.14

Americas & Caribbean

“Scotland’s vote reveals issues with the media”

Scotland’s recent vote on independence was closely watched in the Caribbean, writes Ryan Bachoo, 25, a Commonwealth orrespondent from Trinidad and Tobago, but he argues that news coverage of the... Read more

29.09.14

Asia

“Climbing Mount Kinabalu is mind over matter”

In early January 2014, Geetha Kanniah, 18, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Malaysia, joined a team of amateur and experienced mountain climbers to hike up hills and mountains every weekend. Their ob... Read more

26.09.14

Africa

“Achieving an HIV-free generation for Nigeria”

The prevalence of HIV among women in Nigeria deeply worries Adebayo Victor, 25, a Correspondent from Ibadan in Nigeria, who describes his work training community health extension workers to reduce tr... Read more

26.09.14

Asia

“Sri Lanka needs an equal and equitable society”

Salma Yusuf, a Sri Lankan based human rights lawyer, lecturer and Commonwealth Correspondent, outlines from a youth perspective how to achieve a socially cohesive society, and why it is critical for y... Read more

26.09.14

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AFRICA

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19.09.2014

AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

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29.09.2014


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29.09.2014


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ASIA

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26.09.2014


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“Libraries are pirates – we need public lending right... Read more

19.09.2014

EUROPE

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05.09.2014


Call for new members: Commonwealth Youth Sport for Development an... Read more

02.09.2014


Commonwealth Youth Awards 2015 to recognise passion and excellenc... Read more

01.09.2014

PACIFIC

“Explaining what’s wrong with the shark cull debate&#... Read more

17.09.2014


SIDS 2014: “Small states are not on the margins, says Commo... Read more

02.09.2014


SIDS 2014: “Trade and women’s economic empowerment critic... Read more

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