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Last chance to enter the Commonwealth Youth Awards

23 October 2018

Nominations for the 2019 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work will close on 31 October 2018, leaving just over a week for aspirants from across the Commonwealth to submit final entries.

Public service ministers commit to action on SDGs

22 October 2018

Commonwealth ministers for public service agreed to strengthen governance systems in their countries, as a critical step towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Secretary-General to visit Brussels and Geneva

22 October 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland is travelling to Brussels and Geneva to participate in high-level meetings on trade, youth and women’s economic empowerment.

Observer group’s report on Sierra Leone’s elections released

19 October 2018

The Commonwealth Observer Group’s Report on Sierra Leone’s General Elections has been presented to the government, the National Electoral Commission, political parties and other stakeholders in the country.

Blue Charter fellowships to drive research on ocean pollution

19 October 2018

A new fellowship programme will support emerging scholars from Commonwealth countries to conduct world-class research on marine plastics.

Commonwealth on course to navigate global challenges, says Secretary-General

18 October 2018

The Commonwealth’s unifying values empower it to embrace and respond to some of the globe’s most daunting challenges, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland told a 200-strong audience at Westminster Abbey in London.

Secretary-General inspires young diplomats

18 October 2018

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland today encouraged young diplomats to take the lead in tackling the globe’s pressing social and economic challenges.

Small States officials benefit from human rights briefing in New York

15 October 2018

Senior officials from Commonwealth small states have benefited from a roundtable human rights briefing, aimed at improving their ability to constructively engage with the international human rights system.

African election officials discuss challenges and build capacity

15 October 2018

Electoral officers in African Commonwealth countries have been learning how to improve the credibility, inclusiveness and transparency of the polling process.

Condolences for Ugandans caught in landslide

12 October 2018

On receiving news of the landslide which has killed many people in the district of Bududa in eastern Uganda, the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland, has offered sympathy to the government and people of Uganda.

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