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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

Asia

“Democracy must not be misconceived”

Real democracy means more than casting a ballot on election day, writes Asim Nawaz Abbassi, 27, a Correspondent from Islamabad, Pakistan, who argues democracy also involves being aware of rights a... Read more

27.03.15

Americas & Caribbean

“CAYE provides options to create employment”

Entrepreneurship is increasingly seen as the antidote to youth unemployment, writes Ariela St. Pierre-Collins, 18, a Commonwealth Correspondent from the Barbados, who describes a Commonwealth organis... Read more

27.03.15

Europe

Interview with Nolana Lynch, winner of Commonwealth Youth Award 2015 for the Caribbean region

Nolana Lynch is founder of the eco-friendly, all-natural skin and hair care line Eco-Truffles, which uses sustainable raw materials from rural women producers throughout the Caribbean. She has also s... Read more

27.03.15

Asia

“India’s reaction to Bangladesh’s 2015 cricket victory”

Cricket is a passion that India and Bangladesh share, but as Abdullah Al Hasan, 23, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Dhaka in Bangladesh writes, intense rivalry can threaten good relationships betwee... Read more

21.03.15

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AFRICA

“Public land-grabbing menace can be tamed” Read more

04.03.2015


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27.02.2015


“Participants react to sessions at the AR-CYMM” Read more

20.02.2015

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

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

31.03.2015


“Democracy must not be misconceived” Read more

27.03.2015


“India’s reaction to Bangladesh’s 2015 cricket victory&... Read more

21.03.2015

EUROPE

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


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02.03.2015

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