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Delhi trade declaration: Commonwealth leaves no-one behind

31 May 2017

Sekandi Abdul Karim has made a 3550-mile journey to Delhi to attend the first India-Commonwealth Small and Medium Enterprises Trade Summit.

Secretary-General expresses sympathy for Sri Lankans killed in floods and calls for Commonwealth support

31 May 2017

Patricia Scotland, the Commonwealth's Secretary-General, today passed on her condolences and sympathies to those killed and made homeless by flooding in Sri Lanka.

India-Commonwealth summit ‘a win-win’ for all involved

30 May 2017

Representatives from three hundred Indian firms have come together with more than 100 businesses and high-level policy makers from across the Commonwealth in New Delhi for the two-day summit to enhance trade and investment partnerships.

Commonwealth team on the ground in Lesotho to observe elections

29 May 2017

A team of Commonwealth observers has arrived in Maseru, the capital of Lesotho, to observe elections that will take place on 3 June.

Secretary-General: Commonwealth collaboration key to global stability

29 May 2017

The Commonwealth is well placed to tackle daunting global challenges such as climate change, extremism, inequality and poverty, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland told participants at an international conference yesterday.

Hub and Spokes trade initiative reaches milestone as it ‘scales up’ impact

27 May 2017

An innovative trade initiative which is expanding opportunities for business, employment and prosperity in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries will “scale up” its impact over the next two years.

East African youth entrepreneur summit closes with pitch to governments

26 May 2017

Young entrepreneurs from Commonwealth countries in East Africa have proposed a raft of policy measures to boost economic growth and reduce youth joblessness.

Malawi hosts Commonwealth Africa anti-corruption conference

26 May 2017

The heads of anti-corruption agencies across Africa will assemble in Malawi for a major Commonwealth conference at which countries will seek to bolster regional crime fighting efforts.

Commonwealth trade post-Brexit: ‘Everything is to play for’

26 May 2017

High commissioners from Australia, Canada and India joined Secretary-General Patricia Scotland at a financial services conference in London today to offer an upbeat assessment on future trade prospects in the Commonwealth.

The Commonwealth offers hope to voters who expect credible elections

25 May 2017

The Commonwealth promotes democracy by deploying election observers, offering practical assistance to electoral commissions, and providing hands-on training to junior election officials, writes Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland.

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