Asma Jahangir, leading human rights activist from Pakistan and close friend of the Commonwealth family, has passed away.
A group of seven young law students from India, who are members of the Commonwealth Youth Human Rights and Democracy (CYHRD) Network, visited Marlborough House this week to learn more about the Commonwealth and their important role in it.
The Gambia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ousainu Darboe, convened a press briefing in Banjul, the capital, to mark his country’s return to the Commonwealth.
The Gambia today rejoined the Commonwealth, almost five years after leaving the organisation. The West Africa nation’s return was marked by a flag-raising ceremony at Marlborough House, the London headquarters of the Commonwealth Secretariat.
Jamaica is setting the stage for private sector investment in support of low carbon, climate resilient growth after signing its second readiness Grant Agreement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) at the Jamaica House in Kingston.
A five-day high level training programme to improve the management of Uganda’s Inspectorate of Government and Directorate of Public Prosecution has just been delivered by the Commonwealth in Jinja, Uganda.
A project to support sustainable fashion across the Commonwealth and ensure designers and producers are supported has been launched.
The Commonwealth can play a critical role in helping small states to get funds after natural disasters, according to Dominica’s foreign affairs minister.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland paid tribute to the relationship between India and the UK at the launch of the UK India Youth Awards in London last night.’.
Education ministers must ensure “no-one is left behind” when they gather for a major Commonwealth conference next month, former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark has said.