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  • Award participants playing rugby

    One Year to Go - Get involved with the Commonwealth Games

    23 Jul 2013

    A year from now, one of the world’s greatest sporting events will take place. Find out how you can be a part of it

  • Award participants in India

    Applications open for International Special Projects

    22 Jul 2013

    The application process to apply for an International Special Projects Grant is now open. 

  • Young people fixing computers in Ghana

    Giving back in Ghana

    23 May 2013

    In Ghana, young people make up roughly 26 per cent of the total population, however, despite economic growth since 2001, the country has seen a decline in opportunities for urban employment. Many

  • Award participants on expedition in Canada

    May the force be with you

    16 May 2013

    A partnership between a police force and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Canada is bringing together young people from diverse backgrounds to work together to overcome prejudices that exist in local

  • Enterprising bright young things

    1 May 2013

    A partnership between the Commonwealth Youth Programme and the Award in the Solomon Islands has seen young unemployed people participating in a micro-financing initiative that has provided vital

  • Award holder Ester Santana De Paulo

    Campaign against violence

    24 Apr 2013

    Brazilian Bronze Award holder Ester Santana De Paulo is using her Award to help combat high violence rates amongst young people in her community.Ester, who is also about to complete her Silver Award

  • Margaret Fountain, Global Benefector for the Award with Sedina Tamakloe-Attionu, Chief Executive of the National Youth Authority in Ghana

    With help from our Friends

    22 Apr 2013

    The prestigious private bank Coutts and Co. opened the doors of its beautiful Garden Court to 150 of our most generous supporters on Thursday 18th April. Munificently sponsored by Michael Morley,