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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

Commonwealth Special Envoy Ibrahim Gambari to visit Zambia

23 November 2017

The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Zambia, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, will travel to Zambia for a four-day visit from 23-27 November.

Energy access the key to escape poverty trap

23 November 2017

The Commonwealth Secretariat hosted the launch of UNCTAD’s The Least Developed Countries Report 2017: Transformational Energy Access yesterday at Marlborough House, London.

Secretary General’s concern grows after another deadly Nigerian bombing

23 November 2017

With news that at least 50 people were killed this week when a teenager suicide bomber attacked a mosque, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has reiterated her concern regarding the continued use of violence by extremist groups in Nigeria.

Scholars represent ‘heritage and future of Commonwealth’

23 November 2017

Graduates of a scholarship programme build Commonwealth connection and advance development by deepening understanding of the principles of the Commonwealth Charter.

Countries commit to tackling child labour across borders

22 November 2017

Measures to eradicate child labour, modern slavery and human trafficking across the Commonwealth took a step forward at a major global conference in Argentina.

Tonga elections conducted peacefully, say observers

20 November 2017

Tonga’s national parliamentary elections were fair and peaceful, according to Commonwealth election observers.