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Meet the candidates for the Commonwealth Youth Council Executive
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Meet the candidates for the Commonwealth Youth Council Executive

The candidates for the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Youth Council have been announced.

The Commonwealth Youth Council is an autonomous youth-led body, which aims to further advance the youth development agenda and strengthen young people’s participation in the Commonwealth. Its Executive will be responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of the Council.

Nominees are members of national youth councils or registered youth-led organisations and aged 15-29. Fifty-three candidates from 21 countries are standing for nine executive posts including Chairperson, Vice Chairpersons, regional and special interests representatives.

The young persons vying for Chair are:

Ahmed Adamu – Nigeria

Kesaobaka Pharatlhatlhe – Botswana

Francesca Temitope Danmole – UK

Ngen Yves Riyuh – Cameroon

Meet the candidates, read their manifestos and watch their campaign videos.

Or visit the CYC Facebook page 

The first General Assembly of the Council will be held during the Commonwealth Youth Forum in Sri Lanka from 10 to 14 November 2013. Young people from all over the Commonwealth can watch the Commonwealth Youth Forum sessions and Commonwealth Youth Council election debates live on the CHOGM 2013 Youth Forum website

The Commonwealth Youth Council Election Day is 12 November 2013. Young people can contact their national Commonwealth Youth Forum youth delegate to discuss the Executive Committee candidates. The youth delegates will ratify the Council’s constitution and vote on its inaugural Executive. 

The following are the official delegates to the 9th Commonwealth Youth Forum:

Country  Name of Youth Delegate
Antigua and Barbuda Ransfors Simms
Australia Lachlan Cooke
  Vanessa Picker
The Bahamas No Voters Nominated
Bangladesh Pending
Barbados Cherisse Francis
  Nikolai Holder
Belize No Voters Nominated
Botswana Koziba Malibala
  Moabi Tshelani
Brunei Muham Auji Azizi Bin Mohd Noor
Cameroon Ngen Yves Riyuh
  Rose-Mary Agbor Mbeng Agbor
Canada Alicia Swinamer
  Fawzi Ghosn
Cyprus No Voters Nominated
Dominica No Voters Nominated
Ghana Anita Al-Hassan Adam
 

Stephen Kankam Badu

Grenada Royden Beharry
  Rashid Syleseter
Guyana Tricia Teekeh
  Tiffany Daniels
India Sandhya, J&K
  Chanu Yaiphabi Leimapokpan
Jamaica Keeva
  Nackadian
Kenya Mary Achieng Ogolla
  Atemo Opulu Dishon
Kiribati No Voters Nominated
Lesotho No Voters Nominated
Malawi No Voters Nominated
Malaysia Hanul Haniff Bin Harun
Maldives Pending
Malta Karl Bugeja
Mauritius Pending
Mozambique Pending
Namibia Ephraem Tuhadeleni Nekongo
  Delicia Beatrice Kotungondo
Nauru No Voters Nominated
New Zealand No Voters Nominated
Nigeria Ahmed Adamu
  Ahmed Abubakar Bachaka
  Chidi Okonkwo
Pakistan Pending
Papua New Guinea Christina Jillian Keziah Giwe
  David Aoneka Rupa
Rwanda Pending
St Kitts and Nevis Pending
St Lucia Marcellus Cazaubon
  Kelvin Antoine
St Vincent and the Grenadines Alex J.EM Veira
  Kaskie Miguel
Samoa Molly Homasi
  Asafo Paletaoga
Seychelles Ziggy Steven Adam
  Beryl Birgitta Payet
Sierra Leone Ibrahim Idrissa Mansaray
  Mamusu H. Turay
Singapore Nurhaya Binte Yatiman
  Hoe Teck Chye, David
Solomon Islands Harry James Olikwailafa
  Ella Wairiu
South Africa Yesrhen Pillay
  Lerato Matasha Mofokeng
  Molodadi Mologadi
Sri Lanka Pending
Swaziland No Voters Nominated
Tanzania Pending
Tonga Tapaita Kemoe’atu
Trinidad and Tobago Nicholas Morris 
  Kieron Samaroo 
Tuvalu

No Voters Nominated

Uganda Samuel Kavuma
  Davis Akampurira
  Victoria Nakachwa
UK Benjamin Marcus Allister Mallon
  Lola Mustapha
Vanuatu

No Voters Nominated

Zambia Nathan Chanda Bwalya
  Rachael Kalaba

 Overseas Territories

Anguilla Kasseem Forde
  Sherise Brooks
Bermuda No Voters Nominated
British Virgin Islands No Voters Nominated
Cayman Islands Carla Martin
  Victoria Crumbley
Montserrat Loni Howe
Turks and Caicos Islands No Voters Nominated
Cook Islands Patience  Vainerere
  Charlene Hoff
  Mervin M. Browne 
  Tutai Mauke
Niue No Voters Nominated

 

 

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