After a busy couple of months, it is a great pleasure to update you on our progress. It was encouraging to see Commonwealth governments commit to advancing the use of sport to achieve the SDGs at the 8th Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting (8CSMM). I am also happy to report that young entrepreneurs in Southern Africa, and young health practitioners and young human rights activists from across the Commonwealth, have united to form new networks to share experiences and amplify their voices.
Applications for our Commonwealth Youth Awards are now open, and I encourage you to nominate outstanding individuals in your networks. I would also like to congratulate the Government of Australia on the launch of their first-ever national Youth Development Index, and to thank them for their continued support for our 2016 Global Youth Development Index, which will be released in late September. Full Story