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Secretary-General assures tourism ministers of support on climate action

12 November 2016

Commonwealth countries must unite on tackling climate change to protect their tourism industries, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland urged ministers and senior officials this week

Let us remember our Commonwealth war heroes

11 November 2016

Across the weekend, people will attend memorial services and parades and lay wreaths to mark Remembrance Day and Armistice Day

Leonard Cohen

11 November 2016

“It’s au revoir. I’m running late. They’ll close the bar. I used to play one mean guitar.”

Commonwealth voices amplified at international tax forum

9 November 2016

The Global Forum now has 137 members on equal footing and is the premier international body for ensuring the implementation of the internationally agreed standards of transparency and exchange of information in the tax area.

Rule of law essential to sustainable development

9 November 2016

Senior officials from across the Commonwealth have outlined their rule of law priorities for 2017. Meeting in London, representatives from 22 countries set the agenda for next year’s law ministers meeting to be held in the Bahamas.

From the Archive: Gleneagles Agreement on Sport

9 November 2016

Commonwealth leaders came together in 1977 to agree an effective boycott of sporting contacts with South Africa.

Blog: Keep calm, we're experiencing a paradigm shift on climate change

9 November 2016

The Commonwealth may be evolving into the world’s leading ‘impact bloc’ on climate change, writes John Elkington, a participant at the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Regenerative Development to Reverse Climate Change Workshop

India's acting high commissioner welcomed by Secretary-General

8 November 2016

The Commonwealth Secretary-General was honoured to welcome the acting high commissioner of India, Shri Dinesh K. Patnaik, to Marlborough House.

Podcast: Commonwealth Youth Work Week 2016 Symposium

8 November 2016

Sport and arts programmes in non-formal education settings make a huge contribution to the positive development and empowerment of young people. That was the premise of a symposium held on Tuesday 8 November at the Commonwealth Secretariat headquarters in London.