The heads of election commissions from across the Commonwealth will gather in Trinidad and Tobago next week for a major international conference aimed at advancing good practices and principles for elections.
The independent Commonwealth Observer Group has issued a report on the United Republic of Tanzania’s general elections of October 2015, which includes recommendations to boost the independence of electoral commissions in both Zanzibar and the mainland.
Dr Willy Mutunga, Chief Justice of Kenya, will take up the role of the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Maldives.
The Government of India is giving Commonwealth citizens the opportunity to attend fully-funded training courses across a range of areas, including rural development, IT, telecommunications and renewable energy, in association with the Commonwealth Secretariat.
Her Majesty The Queen today launched a new Commonwealth Hub which will bring Commonwealth organisations together in the same location to create a collaborative, dynamic and innovative way of working.
Commonwealth countries are set to benefit from a set of universal standards to improve quality in education, Dr Joanna Nurse, Head of Health and Education at the Commonwealth Secretariat, announced today.
New report notes the number of least developed countries (LDCs) has doubled, not fallen since the United Nations (UN) introduced the categorisation in 1971.
Global efforts to achieve universal health coverage are put at risk by threats to national health systems including recent virus outbreaks such Ebola and Zika, as well as climate change, Commonwealth Health Ministers have warned.