The Commonwealth Association’s annual general meeting brought academics, journalists, high commissioners and officials together to reflect on the outcomes of the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and set priorities for the forthcoming 2020 meeting.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland is travelling to Johannesburg, South Africa for a dialogue on youth employment. She will join policy makers from across the globe to explore solutions to worryingly high levels of youth unemployment in the Sub-Saharan region.
Furthering action on climate change was one of the key elements of the agenda and discussions of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018, held in London under the theme ‘Towards our Common Future’.
Human rights work across Commonwealth countries received a major boost during a recent biennial summit.
Last month’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting was a major opportunity for leaders to discuss some of the pressing health challenges facing member states.
The Indian MP and Bollywood legend, Kirron Kher, has called for Commonwealth member states to speed up their efforts towards achieving gender equality in their respective countries.
This week, the Commonwealth came to London. An estimated 5,000 delegates from every continent arrived for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), bringing their cultures, languages, perspectives and range of colourful flags that represent the vast diversity of our 53 countries.
Read the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué “Towards a Common Future”.
Read the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 Leaders' Statement
Bloomberg Philanthropies and The Commonwealth Secretariat today announced the signing of a multi-year agreement to explore a number of mutually supportive joint initiatives to aid international trade, innovation and sustainability.