Today, the Scottish Government announced £60,000 of investment for "33Fifty: The Commonwealth Youth Leadership Programme", delivered by the Royal Commonwealth Society and Common Purpose.

The four day programme will see 100 18-25 year olds – from Scotland and the Commonwealth – develop their leadership skills, networks and Cultural Intelligence to help them in their studies, careers and civic life. Senior leaders from across the Commonwealth will act as mentors, growing the participants' confidence to lead change and make a difference in their countries.

Click here to see the full announcement.

Click here to see articles in the Evening Times and The Herald