Programme

Included within the meeting is a Stakeholders Forum which will have the opportunity to propose recommendations to the main ministerial meeting. The theme to the meeting is'Resourcing and Financing Youth Development: Empowering Young People'. The Royal Commonwealth Society is helping to convene the Stakeholders Forum.


Event Schedule

Monday 31 st July

Time Activity Guest Speaker Invited Guests
09:00am - 05:30pm Youth Leaders’ Forum

Stakeholders’ Forum

Tuesday 1st August


Time Activity Guest Speaker Invited Guests
09:00am - 03:00pm Senior Officials’ Meeting

Youth Leaders’ Forum

04:00pm - 06:00pm Official Opening of the 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting
06:00pm - 06:30pm Official Group Photograph
06:30pm - 08:00pm Reception for Ministers, Heads of Delegation, Delegates and Invited Guests etc

Wednesday 2nd August


Time Activity Guest Speaker Invited Guests
09:00am - 09:25am Installation of the Chairperson

Opening Remarks by Commonwealth Secretary-General

09:25am - 09:30am Adoption Of Agenda
09:30am - 10:30am KeyNote Address: Resourcing and Financing Youth Development - High Level Panel Discussion
10:30am - 11:00am Refreshment Break
11:00am - 12:30pm Trends, Issues and Priorities in Youth Development - Presentations & Discussion
12:30pm - 01:00pm Commonwealth Youth Program Report & Strategic Priorities 2017-2021 - Presentation & Discussion
01:00pm - 02:00pm lunch Break
02:00pm - 03:30pm Resourcing the Optimal Youth Development Environment 1 - Presentations & Discussions
03:30pm - 04:00pm Refreshment Break
04:00pm - 05:30pm Resourcing the Optimal Youth Development Environment 2 - Presentations & Discussions
06:00pm - 08:00pm Reception hosted by the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth

Thursday 3rd August


Time Activity Guest Speaker Invited Guests
08:30am - 09:00am Stakeholders’ Forum Report & Recommendations

Youth Leaders’ Forum Report & Recommendations

09:00am - 10:30am Mobilising National Public Sector Resources - Presentations & Discussion
10:30am - 11:00am Refreshment Break
11:00am - 01:00pm Innovative Financing for Key Youth Development Issues part 1 - High Level Panel Discussion
01:00pm - 02:00pm lunch Break (Private Ministers’ Lunch with International Development Partners)
02:00pm - 03:30pm Harnessing the power of ICT, Media and Innovation - High Level Panel Discussion
03:30pm - 04:00pm Refreshment Break
04:00pm - 05:30pm Innovative Financing for Key Youth Development Issues part 2 - Presentations & Discussion
06:30pm - 08:00pm Reception (TBC)

Friday 4th August


Time Activity Guest Speaker Invited Guests
08:30am - 10:30am Ministerial Breakfast Caucus

- Hosted by Commonwealth Secretary-General, for Ministers & other Heads of Delegation

10:30am - 11:30am Innovative Financing for Key Youth Development Issues part 3 - High Level Panel Discussion
11:30am - 01:00pm Delegate Commitments and Resolutions
01:00pm - 02:00pm lunch Break (Observers to depart prior to the final plenary session)
02:00pm - 03:30pm 9CYMM 2017 Communique
03:30pm - 04:00pm Refreshment Break
04:00pm - 04:30pm Message to CHOGM 2018
04:30pm - 05:00pm Any Other Business
05:00pm 9CYMM Close
05:30pm Press Conference
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