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.
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.
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.
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.
A centre to tackle violent extremism in Cameroon has been welcomed by the Commonwealth Secretariat.
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.
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.
Read the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué “Towards a Common Future”.
Read the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 Leaders' Statement
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.