The first of its kind, a new initiative to empower young leaders has been marked with the Commonwealth Youth Summit launched by His Royal Highness, Prince Charles Philip Arthur George, Prince of Wales.
The Commonwealth Youth Council, in partnership with the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Government of Malaysia, hosted the first ever Commonwealth Youth Summit at the University of Nottingham and Limkokwing University, Malaysia. Guest speakers included Dr. Josephine Ojiambo, Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General and Mr. Stefan Priesner, UNDP Resident Representative for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam.
CYS2017 focused on key issues that affect the youth of today; the four thematic pillars were Climate Policy and Finance, Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, Peacebuilding & Global Inequality and Social Cohesion.
Read what His Royal Highness Prince Charles had to say about CYS2017: https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2017/11/298868/full-text-speech-hrh-prince-wales-kl-gala-dinner
Read our official article, daily highlights and get the full CYS2017 report here: http://commonwealthyouthcouncil.com/commonwealth-youth-summit/