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Shared prosperity for all Commonwealth citizens

5 April 2018

The role of the Commonwealth is a positive influence for strengthening trade links across boundaries and building prosperity in which all can share, said Secretary-General Patricia Scotland.

Friendly games open in Gold Coast

5 April 2018

A personal reflection of the opening of the 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia’s Gold Coast from our director of media and PR, Barnie Choudhury.

Technology an enabler of effective debt management

5 April 2018

The Debt Management Unit (DMU) at the Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting two delegations this week at Marlborough House to look at how technology can enable effective debt management.

Ministership call for ways to recognise the value of sport

4 April 2018

Ministers say the measurement and evaluation of the contribution of sport, and making it mainstream to national development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) need to be strengthened. 

Sierra Leone: Presidential run-off was 'credible and transparent'

2 April 2018

As counting gets under way in earnest following Sierra Leone's presidential run-off on Saturday, Commonwealth observers have said the election was 'credible and transparent'.

Benefits of sport need to be measured 

2 April 2018

Sport helps education, health, gender equality, breaks down barriers and ensures social and economic empowerment. 

Bangladesh pledges sport linked to SDGs

2 April 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has met the Bangladesh Youth and Sports Minister Dr Biren Sikder on the margins of the 9th Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting at the Gold Coast in Australia.

Sierra Leoneans vote for a new president

31 March 2018

Sierra Leoneans are today electing a new president in a run-off between Dr Samura Kamara of the All Peoples Congress (APC) and Julius Maada Bio of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP).

Uncompromising Commonwealth commitment to sport integrity and governance

31 March 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has said effective partnerships between sport and government will help to realise sport as a 'tool for development'.

Tonga rebuilding following Gita destruction

29 March 2018

Tonga is pulling together to rebuild following the devastation caused by tropical cyclone Gita that hit in mid-February 2018. Bilal Anwar, general manager of the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub (CFAH), is currently visiting the capital Nuku’alofa to finalize the details of technical assistance for the island and shares his thoughts on the scale of reconstruction required.