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Asia

“Refugee children embrace opportunity to learn”

Children brim with positive spirit and eagerness to learn in spite of dire surroundings, writes Geetha Kanniah, 18, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Malaysia who is volunteering to teach at a refugee... Read more

01.04.15

Africa

“Your voters’ card is your passport to make change”

Using your vote at election time is an opportunity to shape the country by deciding which politicians will succeed, writes Musa Temidayo, 24, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Nigeria, who argues that... Read more

01.04.15

Europe

Interview with Brianna Frueann, winner of Commonwealth Youth Award 2015 for the Pacific Region

Brianna is the youngest ever recipient of a Commonwealth Youth Award and founder of ‘Small Voices’, an environmental NGO that carries out climate change and environment-related projects. She is a... Read more

01.04.15

Asia

“Winning in World Cup cricket unites a nation”

A World Cup cricket victory is more than a sports achievement. It can unite a country and build a positive national identity, writes Atikul Islam, 24, a Correspondent from Bogra in Bangladesh. Cri... Read more

01.04.15

Asia

Interview with Gulalai Ismael, winner of Commonwealth Youth Award 2015 for the Asian Region

At 16, Gulalai established Aware Girls to provide young women with a platform for learning and advocacy. She led a team of 100 young female monitors of the 2013 Pakistan general elections, which exami... Read more

31.03.15

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AFRICA

“Your voters’ card is your passport to make change... Read more

01.04.2015


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04.03.2015


“Youth entrepreneurs are driving Africa’s growth” Read more

27.02.2015

AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

“CAYE provides options to create employment” Read more

27.03.2015


“Youths as gladiators in the climate change fight” Read more

20.03.2015


“A Young Commonwealth: the case for idealism” Read more

13.03.2015

ASIA

“Refugee children embrace opportunity to learn” Read more

01.04.2015


“Winning in World Cup cricket unites a nation” Read more

01.04.2015


Interview with Gulalai Ismael, winner of Commonwealth Youth Award... Read more

31.03.2015

EUROPE

Interview with Brianna Frueann, winner of Commonwealth Youth Awar... Read more

01.04.2015


Interview with Nolana Lynch, winner of Commonwealth Youth Award 2... Read more

27.03.2015


Arise TV interview with Julius Shirima, Commonwealth Youth Award ... Read more

09.03.2015

PACIFIC

“Queensland conservatives handed lesson at polls” Read more

07.03.2015


“Western Australia wages war on street drugs” Read more

16.02.2015


“England’s women’s football – a bright future... Read more

15.01.2015