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Commonwealth supports African countries to prosecute corruption cases

8 December 2016

Anti-corruption agencies in Africa have received training from the Commonwealth on how to best manage evidence in corruption cases.

Fiscal vulnerabilities and climate change

7 December 2016

A blog by Reginald Darius, head of economic policy in the Commonwealth Secretariat.

“Ghana youth speak out on election issues”

7 December 2016

Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu, 20, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Ghana, says the country is a beacon of democracy in Africa after successfully organising six previous elections and the peaceful transfer of power between political parties.

Global impact of Commonwealth charted by Secretary-General in distinguished Oxford University lecture

5 December 2016

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland today followed in the footsteps of a long line of distinguished scientists, scholars and statesmen to deliver the Romanes Lecture at the University of Oxford.

Commonwealth Observer Group: Ghana readies itself for 2016 General Elections

5 December 2016

Statement by H.E. Thabo Mbeki, Chairperson of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the 2016 Ghana General Elections

YourCommonwealth: Commonwealth Youth Council launches #IAMABLE

5 December 2016

International Day of People with Disabilities on Saturday 3 December will see the launch of the Commonwealth Youth Council’s campaign for youth with disabilities.

SG Scotland pays courtesy call on President Hage Geingob of Namibia

5 December 2016

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has paid a courtesy call on the president of Namibia, His Excellency Hage Geingob, who is on official visit to the United Kingdom.

Countries must act against cybercrime ‘scourge’, urges Commonwealth

3 December 2016

The Commonwealth has urged greater international collaboration to combat the threat posed by criminals exploiting the internet.

Commonwealth Secretary-General welcomes election results in The Gambia

3 December 2016

The Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland, has welcomed the election results in The Gambia.

Global collaboration on climate change legal toolkit

2 December 2016

Legal experts from key international organisations, including the Commonwealth Secretariat, are meeting to develop a climate change legal toolkit to help countries carry out the Paris Agreement.