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Local youth who want to serve their community can learn how with the Youth Parliament

Two Commonwealth citizens aged 18-29 years old will be attending the Commonwealth Youth Parliament in Trinidad and Tobago.

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There is a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity in Jersey, and the island is looking for two young people to take part.

Two islanders between the ages of 18 and 29 will travel to Trinidad and Tobago to participate in the Commonwealth Youth Parliament.

The selected candidates would represent the States Assembly in the Caribbean from November 20-24.

Deputy Carolyn Labey said, “We welcome your application to this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity if you have a commitment to our local community and a desire to develop your career.”

We are looking for two confident and articulate individuals who take pride in their island and want to play an active role in the youth parliament while representing Jersey on a global stage,” the chairwoman of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in Jersey continued.

In 2019, Delhi, India hosted the final Commonwealth Youth Parliament, making this year’s event the eleventh.

60 percent of the Commonwealth’s population is under 30 years old, according to the most recent statistics.

Young politicians will be exposed to the value of democracy and good governance, as well as the event’s intended message of parliament’s primary function.

Those who attend will be given opportunities to gain knowledge and leadership skills, which the event’s organizers believe will allow them to make a difference in Jersey.

All those who are keen to apply must do so by September 2nd.

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