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Commonwealth leaders to consider practical action on climate change

29 November 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has said that climate change requires a complete regenerative revolution in the way we interact with our environment. 

Proposed Blue Charter top of the agenda

29 November 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland spoke of the importance of the Commonwealth’s proposed Blue Charter when she met with UN Special Envoy on Oceans Peter Thomson at Marlborough House.

Commonwealth’s law tools on show in Kenya

29 November 2017

The Commonwealth Secretariat’s new guide to law reform and legislative drafting manual are being presented in Nairobi this week at the AGM and conference of the Association of Law Reform Agencies of Eastern and Southern Africa.

Guide to helping end violence against women and girls praised by experts

29 November 2017

A practical guide aimed at ending violence against women in parts of Asia has been praised by experts.

Secretary-General: A regenerative development model can help rebuild hurricane devastated nations

28 November 2017

Storm ravaged countries need the Commonwealth’s innovative regenerative model to build back better and stronger, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland asserted last night in a powerful presentation about the Commonwealth’s importance.

Senior level training programme shows Commonwealth to be a ‘caring and trusted partner’

28 November 2017

A five-day high level training programme aimed at improving the management of Grenada’s Integrity Commission and other public-sector organisations has just been delivered by the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Political commitment and public financing crucial to African states achieving universal health coverage

28 November 2017

African states need to commit to investing more in public health if they are to achieve their goal of universal health coverage.

Special envoy to Zambia concludes latest visit

27 November 2017

The Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Zambia, Ibrahim Gambari, concluded his four day visit to the country with a news conference calling for continued mutual respect to help build confidence and trust.

Commonwealth insight at digital trade event

24 November 2017

Deputy Secretary-General Josephine Ojiambo delivered compelling insights into the Commonwealth’s work on e-commerce to business leaders, policy makers and students at the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Global Debate, entitled Moving Forward on Digital Trade.

Commonwealth plays ‘crucial role’ says Malta PM

24 November 2017

The prime minister of Malta, Dr Joseph Muscat, has said the Commonwealth is essential to both small and large member states

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