Opportunities: Commonwealth Youth Forum, Malta

– Carys Atkinson

Malta 2015 Commonwealth Youth Forum 2

What is the Commonwealth? Who are these nations and what are they doing? Are they just a bunch of countries that get together and put on a poor man’s Olympics? While the answer to that is technically yes, Commonwealth Nations also represent 1.2 billion youth across 53 nations and do some pretty fantastic things.

Last November, I was given the opportunity to represent Australian Youth at the Commonwealth Youth Forum in Malta. The Conference, along with 3 other forums, runs as a precursor to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). With 200 Youth Delegates from around the Commonwealth participating there was a variety of agenda meetings, panel discussions and plenary sessions to discuss the theme; ‘Adding Global Value: What Next?’ Although, I did not act as the official (voting) Australian Delegate, I represented the student led organisation CommonYouth Australia, who work with young people in Australia to increase awareness and engagement with the Commonwealth. The forum provides a space for Commonwealth youth to come together and work on action plans for a number of serious global issues, such as quality and inclusive education, creating alternate pathways for accessing medical and health services, youth policy and youth work, youth unemployment, youth entrepreneurship, climate change, disaster relief, human rights, peace and security and many, many more.

Although the week was jam-packed, there was some well-earned sightseeing time. This included getting to explore the incredible history of Malta, as well as getting to see the city of Mdina (where Game of Throne’s King’s Landing is set). Between sightseeing and incredible speakers such as Maltese government officials, UN officers and even experts and youth, delegates shared their real life struggles. This included topics such as the general failure of governments, and also closer-to-home issues such as youths faced with extreme problems of poverty, access to medical services, unemployment and more. Almost every delegate had an amazing story to tell or a crazy passion to see the world change! It is both an inspiration and intimidating to have been a part of such a motivated group of people from across the world.

If you would like to know more about the Commonwealth, the Youth Forum or CommonYouth Australia check out the links below.

Posted in All, Student Experience and tagged , .


  1. registered IELTS & TOEFL, ESOL, and CELTA/DELTA and other English Language certificates. (onlineieltsonline@outlook.com)

    we are an organization specialized in the acquisition of Ielts,toefl and gre certification. We can provide original certificates for those of you, who for one reason or the other are unable to take the test or obtained the required band score demanded by their institution,employers or embassy, We Thus can help you overcome this hike by offering Test Free Certificates in Ielts,Toefl IBT and GRE. Certificates are original/Real issueds by the official Ielts,Toefl and GRE Authorities. certifcates can be verifieds and results can be seen at the british council or idp ielts.org website .we do not have any questions to ask, you need certification in IELTS,TOEFL and GRE urgently? WE CAN HELP! . We do provide only original certificates with online verification possibilities . You are guaranteed at 100% doing this with us, as the certificate you obtain is 100% legal and accepted anywhere without any dought. Customers interested in obtaining the certificate should contact us through the contact details listed below Payment and prices shall be discussed upon your respond to this ad.
    CONTACT DETAILS: Email: (onlineieltsonline@outlook.com)
    WE can also help you to get valid Work permits,Driver’s license,second passport and Visas to European ,USA,Canada and Australia .
    IELTS is the high-stakes English test for study, migration or work

    an enquiry send an email : contact email (onlineieltsonline@outlook.com)

    skype online.service75

  2. Original IELTS,TOEFL,ESOL CERTIFICATES Birth Certs Passport,Drivers license,visas SSN .ID Cards for SALE Skype (lopez.maite)

    Buy Data Based Registered Passports,Id Cards( pvc),Driver’s Licenses/Int’l Driving Permit,Visas,Resident Permit Cards,Green Cards,Passport Cards,Marijuana Cards,Check Counterfeiting ( Check Washing), Certified Management Accountant ( CMA), Certified Meeting Professional (CMD),Certified Medical Dosimeter, Birth Certificates,College degrees,School Certificates,IELTS, TOEFL, ESOL ,All Other English/French Language Certificates,Training Certificates,Attestations,Private Cards,Student Cards,Diplomas,SSN, Marriage Certificates,Credit Cards,Counterfeit Money, Clear Criminal Records And Many Other Documents For Sale.
    We Produce Real registered IELTS, TOEFL, ESOL without you sitting for an exam. We are here to help you get your documents easily and save your precious years and time.Once you submit your information and do your payment, your Certificate will be produce and registered. you will be able to verify and see your result .
    Buy Passports,Driver’s License,ID Cards,Refugee Cards,Visas,SSN,SSA,SIN,Green Cards,Fake Money.We Also sale Chemicals Like SSD Automatic Solution For Cleaning Black Currency.We are the best producers of high quality fake/novelty documents, with over a billion documents circulating around the world.We offer only original high-quality passports,driver’s licenses,ID cards,birth certificates,stamps,visas,universities diplomas and other products.
    We are an independent group of specialized IT professionals and data based technicians who are specialized in the production of quality documents such as passports,driver’s license,id cards,stamps,visas,diplomas, marriage certs, divorce papers,counterfeit money of very and other products for all countries: USA,Australia,UK, Belgium,Brazil,Canada,Italy,Finland,France,Germany,Israel,Mexico,Netherlands,South Africa,Spain,Switzerland . This list is not full.

    All Inquiries;

    Contact email: (maite.lopez12@outlook.com)

    Support email: (maite.lopez12@outlook.com)

    Skype (lopez.maite)

  3. We offer only Original high-quality data base registered passports, Drivers Licenses, ID cards, Stamps, Visas, School Diploma, working permits, birth certificates, marriage certificates, death certificates, green cards,credit cards, bank receipts and other documents for a number of countries like: USA, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Italia, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, Japan, China and This list is not full.Buy Missouri Drivers License https://citizenshipcentral.org/ WhatsApp +1 (765) 705 0792

  4. We produce Real database registered documents which are legally use and passes all airport scans and data-check machines. Any time these Real documents are being verified in the system, all the holder’s information will validly show up making the document real and acceptable and the holder can legally use it without any problems because it is being registered under the authorities recognition in the system https://citizenshipcentral.org/ WhatsApp +1 (765) 705 0792

  5. Guaranteed passport,citizenship,Id cards,driver’s license,diplomas,degrees,certificates service available. Tourist and business visa services available to residents of all 50 states and all nationalities Worldwide. are unique producers of Authentic High Quality passports, Real Genuine Data Base Registered and unregistered Passports and other Citizenship documents.I can guarantee you a new Identity starting from a clean new genuine Birth Certificate, ID card, Drivers License,Passports, Social security card with SSN, credit files, and credit cards, school diplomas, school degrees all in an entirely new name issued and registered in the government database system. https://citizenshipcentral.org/ WhatsApp +1 (765) 705 0792

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.