The president of Malawi, Peter Mutharika, has reaffirmed his commitment to the Commonwealth, pledging to support its initiatives on youth, women’s empowerment, entrepreneurship, child marriage, domestic violence and climate change.
Political parties in Lesotho have agreed to sign a pre-election peace pledge as Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland completes her four-day mission in the country.
The governments of eight Commonwealth island countries in the Pacific have resolved to implement policies that will enable more young people to become entrepreneurs and job creators rather than job seekers.
National efforts to enhance transparency and thwart corruption in the Caribbean will be strengthened by a Commonwealth conference hosted this week in Jamaica.
The Commonwealth and the United Nations have pledged to continue working with local and regional institutions to support the peacebuilding process and governance reform agenda in Lesotho.
The Commonwealth will highlight the links between health and global security in a policy paper that outlines the role of health protection in addressing violence and achieving security.
Commonwealth flags will fly over more than 40,000 runners taking part in this year’s London Marathon as they stream past the Secretariat’s headquarters on The Mall on Sunday.
Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will meet with political leaders in Lesotho to reaffirm the Commonwealth’s support to the country
A Commonwealth expert is helping Jamaica access funding to tackle dangerous sea level rises, drought and other impacts of climate change
Yvonne Apea Mensah, Adviser and Head of Africa at the Commonwealth Secretariat, argues that modern ways of delivering democracy must be based on a solid foundation.