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Youth: Government Resources: Library Guide: Commonwealth

A guide to sources of government and international governmental organisations on youth issues.


The Commonwealth. Youth

A Young Commonwealth

Commonwealth Youth Development Index

"The Commonwealth Youth Development Index (YDI) measures the status of 15-29 year-olds in 170 countries according to five key domains: Education, Health and Well-being, Employment, Civic Participation and Political Participation. YDI scores range from 0-1, 0 being the lowest youth development and 1 the highest."

Your Commonwealth: the Youth Perspective

A blog supported by the Commonwealth Youth Programme


Commonwealth Secretariat. Youth Division. Global Youth Development Index and Report 2016. London: The Commonwealth, 2016.



Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (58th : 2012 : Colombo, Sri Lanka). Workshop H: Youth Unemployment. Tackling youth unemployment. The Parliamentarian, Vol. XCIII, issue 4 (2012), pages 276-279. G 41 K.PARL

Youth parliament

Report on the 3rd Youth Parliament of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Africa Region, hosted by Zambia from 24th to 28th August 2014

Abela, Joseph. Involving young people in politics: an MP's viewpoint on the CPA Youth Parliament. The Parliamentarian, No. 2 (April 1998), pages 155-156.

Peters, Isabel. The CPA Youth Parliament: a student's view. The Parliamentarian, No. 2 (April 1998), pages 157-158.