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Grenada referendum and the Rights and Freedoms Bill: a survivor’s story

22 November 2016

Michelle is a survivor of sexual abuse and rather than let it define her and determine the journey of the rest of her life, she has used it as a powerful tool to help in the healing of others.

Analysis: Tax and revenue management for resource rich countries

21 November 2016

The policies chosen by governments for managing revenues from mining and petroleum resources will help to determine their ability to achieve sustainable development, writes Dr Daniel Wilde, economic adviser at the Commonwealth Secretariat.

New paper outlines tax and revenue policies for oil and mining

21 November 2016

A new paper published by the Commonwealth explores the tax and revenue management policies which countries should follow to reap rewards from their mineral and petroleum resources.

Thabo Mbeki heads Commonwealth electoral mission in Ghana

21 November 2016

The former president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, will lead the Commonwealth Observer Group in next month's general elections in Ghana.

Countries laud Commonwealth ‘leadership and activism’ on climate change

19 November 2016

Small and vulnerable developing countries participating in global climate talks have expressed optimism that the Commonwealth will help them to access badly needed climate finance.

Progress of least developed countries falling short of targets

18 November 2016

The progress of some least developed countries (LDCs) is behind expectation, finds a mid-term review of an action plan to “graduate” poorest countries to developing status

Supporting public awareness campaign in Grenada referendum

18 November 2016

Grenada’s referendum next week could mark a new chapter when it comes to the rights of people with disabilities and gender equality.

"Together We End Violence Against Women"

18 November 2016

The “Together We End Violence Against Women” award will recognise and celebrate simple, innovative activities and practices that promote ending violence against women.

Hub manager reveals vision for climate finance in the Commonwealth

18 November 2016

Hub manager, Bilal Anwar speaks about the importance of the Commonwealth Finance Access Hub and his vision for its impact.

Young people have role to play in delivering Paris climate change agreement

17 November 2016

“Young people are brave. Their actions, challenging political correctness and status quo, will continue to inspire, revolutionise and change the mindsets of policy-makers towards a safer, resilient and more equitable world.”