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Commonwealth report urges governments to strengthen student voices

17 November 2016

National student unions across the Commonwealth should be better resourced and expanded, in order to strengthen their voice.

Commonwealth calls for ‘pioneering approaches’ to climate change

17 November 2016

The Commonwealth reaffirmed its support to small states and vulnerable developing countries which face a daunting task in adapting to climate impacts, from desertification to rising seas.

Countries look to Commonwealth at global climate conference

17 November 2016

Governments and partners at global climate talks in Morocco say they are encouraged by action taken by the Commonwealth to support small and vulnerable countries.

The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy

17 November 2016

Her Majesty The Queen hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace yesterday to recognise the 20 countries which have already committed to The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy (QCC), a unique network of conservation initiatives that will preserve indigenous forests for future generations and create a lasting legacy of The Queen’s leadership of the Commonwealth.

Zambia’s Election Commission thanks Commonwealth for support

16 November 2016

Electoral Commission of Zambia representatives expressed deep appreciation and gratitude for Commonwealth support during their recent general elections.

Samoa discusses excellent relations with Commonwealth

15 November 2016

The high commissioner of Samoa, His Excellency Fatumanava Dr Pa’olelei Luteru, paid a call on the Commonwealth Secretary-General at Marlborough House in London from his base in Brussels today.

Commonwealth a ‘potent voice’ for small developing states, says senior minister

14 November 2016

The foreign affairs minister for St Kitts and Nevis says he’s convinced of the value of the Commonwealth to small and developing states.

Commonwealth Secretary-General offers condolences to New Zealand

13 November 2016

The tremor measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit about 60 miles from Christchurch at just after midnight local time, 11 am UK time.

Bangladesh and its happy relationship with the Commonwealth

12 November 2016

The Secretary-General Patricia Scotland was delighted to welcome the newly appointed high commissioner of Bangladesh to London, His Excellency Md. Nazmul Quaunine, to the Secretariat's headquarters.

Commonwealth countries promote tourism at the World Travel Market

12 November 2016

Dozens of member states exhibited at the World Travel Market in London this week, aiming to present their countries as dream holiday destinations.