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Cameroon workshop advances women’s role in peacebuilding

18 June 2019

The Commonwealth has held a training session for more than 30 Cameroonians designed to highlight the role women can play in building peace, understanding conflict and countering violent extremism. Participants from Cameroon’s civil society attended the four-day workshop in Douala.

Commonwealth Caribbean endorses broad measures to fight corruption

15 June 2019

Caribbean anti-corruption agencies have unanimously agreed on the need for robust legislation to investigate and prosecute corruption in the region.

Duke of Sussex presents innovation awards at Commonwealth 70th anniversary garden party

14 June 2019

The Duke of Sussex has today presented special prizes to innovators in international development at a garden party celebrating the Commonwealth’s 70th anniversary.

Report launched in Cameroon on integrating returnees of conflict

14 June 2019

The Commonwealth has hosted an event unveiling a report on how the Cameroon government and civil society can support women returning from situations of extremism

Commonwealth Blue Charter champions to convene in London

14 June 2019

Countries leading action for ocean health and governance in the Commonwealth will meet in London next week to share strategies and firm up plans for action under the Commonwealth Blue Charter. Agreed unanimously by leaders in April 2018, the Commonwealth Blue Charter commits all 53 member countries to work together on solving crucial ocean-related challenges.

Africa consultation focuses on developing guide to better negotiate foreign investments

10 June 2019

A two-day consultation has been held with lawyers to create a practical guide helping member countries negotiate investment contracts which serve their development needs.

Officials explore effective debt management strategies at ‘timely’ Commonwealth forum

6 June 2019

The Commonwealth Public Debt Management Forum is an excellent opportunity for debt managers, experts and practitioners to discuss issues crucial to countries’ future growth and development, says Uganda’s High Commissioner.

Commonwealth and ISA join forces to advance solar energy

5 June 2019

The Commonwealth and the International Solar Alliance have agreed to work in partnership to promote the development and scaling-up of solar power within member countries common to both organisations

Countries urged to act together on clean energy transition

5 June 2019

The first Commonwealth forum on sustainable energy opened yesterday in London with a call by the Deputy Secretary-General Arjoon Suddhoo for countries to act collectively on their “passion” to shift to clean energy, while tackling climate change

State-of-the-art debt management tech to be launched at Commonwealth Forum

4 June 2019

A new state-of-art Commonwealth debt management system will help countries to proactively manage their public debt portfolio, according to Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

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