The Commonwealth Youth Programme Caribbean Centre is located in Georgetown, Guyana and is one of four Centres established to serve the member countries of the Commonwealth. The Caribbean Centre responds to youth development for 17 English-speaking countries and territories of the Commonwealth Caribbean, and Canada, covering 18 countries with a total population of 37.6 million people.
Notwithstanding common historical links, there is significant diversity across the countries serviced by the Caribbean Centre. The smallest, Montserrat has an estimated population of about 4,700 and the largest in the group Canada has a population of 31,510,000. English, Creole and French are the main languages in use among this diverse group.
The Plan of Action is the guiding framework for Commonwealth cooperation on youth affairs, underpinning the work of the Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP)
Caribbean Community Internet radio featuring: Youth Vibes Radio; Radio TOCO; Regional Web FM; Roots 96.1 FM and Radio Galibi
Former drug addict, Steve Sookraj told his story to students at the Mercy Wings Vocational School in Guyana on April 18, 2008
The Young Ambassadors of Positive Living Programme (YAPL) was initiated as a response to the challenges posed by the spread of HIV and AIDS among young people