Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Senator, the Hon. Owen K. Darrell was invited to attend the 10th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting which took place at Marlborough House in London, United Kingdom from September 11th to September 15th, 2023. The Commonwealth Meeting is held every four years, addressing youth policy for Commonwealth member states. The meeting contributes to broader social and sustainable development goals from a youth development perspective.
Under the theme: ‘Aim Higher: Delivering More for Young People in the Commonwealth', the meeting examined the following sub themes:
Cross-cutting themes including Human Rights, Transformative Technology and Disability were also discussed.
The 10th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting brought together Youth Ministers, senior officials, youth representatives, youth workers and other stakeholders from across the Commonwealth.
Minister Darrell was accompanied by Brandon Sousa, Consular Officer for the London office, Theo Wolffe, Chair for the Bermuda Youth Policy Working Group and Shanyce Morris, a young Bermudian working in London with a strong interest in youth.