With over 60 per cent of its citizens under the age of 30, the Commonwealth is committed to the current and future needs of its young people.
Global Youth Development Index and Report 2016
The Commonwealth's 2016 Global Youth Development Index and Report is an overview of the development of young people (aged 15 -30) in 183 countries, including 49 Commonwealth countries. It analyses 18 indicators across five domains -- education, health and well-being, employment and opportunity, political participation and civic participation.
Implementing The Commonwealth Guide to Advancing Development through Sport: A Workbook for Analysis, Planning and Monitoring
Effective SDP programmes require careful planning, delivery and evaluation. This workbook is designed as a roadmap to help governments and sport organisations work together. It includes practical exercises to guide users through the many steps that comprise the lifecycle of an SDP programme.
Strengthening Sport for Development and Peace: National Policies and Strategies
Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) brings the power of sport to solving some of the most difficult challenges of humankind, such as the realisation of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals. This collection of papers showcases innovative approaches and examples of effective SDP policies and strategies.
The Commonwealth Guide to Advancing Development through Sport
A Guide for governments and stakeholders seeking to strengthen the contribution of sport to development and peace work. Part 1 provides evidence-based analysis of the potential contribution of sport to development objectives. Part 2 provides a practical framework for analysis, planning and monitoring of sport in development and peace work.
Child Rights in the Commonwealth: 20 Years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) acknowledged the modern understanding of childhood. It formulated what children can expect as a set of rights as distinct from welfare or kindness from adults. This book examines the importance of child rights, and provides an overview of the key themes of the CRC.
Introduction to Citizenship for Young People in the Commonwealth: What Citizenship Means and How it Relates to the Commonwealth
This book teaches young people about the concept and practice of citizenship and how it relates to the Commonwealth. It will help young people to understand how citizens' rights and responsibilities have developed, evaluate those developments and see how they can participate in defining and using citizens' rights now and in the future.
An Introduction to Law and Human Rights for Young People in the Commonwealth
This title provides an overview of some of the key legal issues that affect youth in Commonwealth countries. The issues covered fall, directly or indirectly, within the scope of the Harare Commonwealth Declaration of 1991.
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