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Secretary-General visits the Caribbean as hurricane countdown begins

27 April 2018

Patricia Scotland is meeting with leaders in the Caribbean to explore the Commonwealth’s role in minimising the impact of extreme weather events as the region’s hurricane season approaches. 

Harnessing the Commonwealth trade advantage

26 April 2018

Were you aware of the trading advantage that businesses in Commonwealth countries enjoy? Very simply, if you trade within the Commonwealth, exporting from one member to another, it is approximately 19% cheaper to do so than it would be outside. 

Hub and Spokes Programme - Caribbean Regional Workshop 23-25 April 2018

24 April 2018

Caribbean development partners and beneficiaries of the Hub and Spokes Programme, an aid-for-trade initiative, began a three-day regional planning workshop in Guyana from 23 – 25 April 2018.

We need to change the male mind-set says Indian MP

24 April 2018

The Indian MP and Bollywood legend, Kirron Kher, has called for Commonwealth member states to speed up their efforts towards achieving gender equality in their respective countries.

Commonwealth supports centre to tackle extremism in Cameroon

22 April 2018

A centre to tackle violent extremism in Cameroon has been welcomed by the Commonwealth Secretariat.

G20 embraces Commonwealth and La Francophonie input at annual dialogue

21 April 2018

Ambassadors, ministers and leading economists from across the Commonwealth and La Francophonie have communicated their views to the G20, at an annual meeting in the US.

Commonwealth more relevant than ever, say leaders

20 April 2018

This week, the Commonwealth came to London. An estimated 5,000 delegates from every continent arrived for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), bringing their cultures, languages, perspectives and range of colourful flags that represent the vast diversity of our 53 countries.

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué “Towards a Common Future”

20 April 2018

Read the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué “Towards a Common Future”.

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 - Leaders' Statement

20 April 2018

Read the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 Leaders' Statement

Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Commonwealth Secretariat to explore joint initiatives

20 April 2018

Bloomberg Philanthropies and The Commonwealth Secretariat today announced the signing of a multi-year agreement to explore a number of mutually supportive joint initiatives to aid international trade, innovation and sustainability.