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Commonwealth Youth Programme, Asia Centre

Joined in May 2012

About Us

The Commonwealth has enabled young women and men to realize their potential individually and collectively and effectively integrate them as agents of change for development and transformation. The Commonwealth Youth Programme has been the leader and innovator in driving this process.

The Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP), Asia Centre, was set up in 1975 as the Asia Pacific Centre and now continues its role as the CYP Asia Centre based in Chandigarh, India. It is one of four regional offices of the Youth Affairs Division, Commonwealth Secretariat.

The Centre endeavours to address youth issues and concerns through specific policy and programme initiatives. The Centre works with eight member countries in Asia; Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Singapore and Sri Lanka; national and international agencies, other stakeholders and young people themselves, including their networks.

The Commonwealth has enabled young women and men to realize their potential individually and collectively and effectively integrate them as agents of change for development and transformation. The Commonwealth Youth Programme has…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Volunteering

Location

  • The Commonwealth Youth Programme, Asia Centre
    PEC Campus, Sector 12
    Chandigarh, CH 160012
    IN

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