Secretariat Team

Mr. Asvindran Balachandran (Coordinator) and Ms. Uthraa Iyer (Programme officer: Stakeholder Relations).

Following CHOGM 2015, the Commonwealth Youth Council Secretariat has now been moved from Sri Lanka to Malaysia.

The launch of the Secretariat was endorsed by Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General to the Commonwealth, during her trip to Malaysia in late 2016. The Coordinator of the Secretariat, Mr. Asvindran Balachandran, was appointed in 2018. 

Ms. Uthraa Iyer is the Programme Officers of the Secretariat for Stakeholder Relations.

The Secretariat of the Commonwealth Youth Council is responsible for the administrative duties of the council.

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