Electoral commissions from across the Pacific are gathering in Fiji for three days from 9-11 May to discuss ways in which electoral integrity can be promoted within the region.
Judges and human rights experts from Commonwealth countries in Asia will meet in Bangkok to develop a judicial resource book to help them handle cases involving violence against women and girls.
The Commonwealth announced a new project today to develop a “blockchain” app to combat cross-border crime.
The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group has called for “clear, measurable progress” in Maldives.
Secretary-General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC today announced plans to launch a new Commonwealth ‘kitemark’ against corruption, alongside an Office of Civil and Criminal Justice Reform to help countries enhance policy-making and legislation.
Trade experts and policymakers will meet in Lusaka, Zambia (14-15 April) to consider outcomes from last year’s World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference in Nairobi.
Addressing a major United Nations conference in Geneva, Secretary-General Scotland pledged the Commonwealth’s commitment to support the United Nations Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism.
‘No more excuses on decisive and effective climate action!’ This was the message that rang loud and clear as Commonwealth governments and climate change experts and practitioners met today at a Commonwealth Dialogue on Climate Change.
Sport has a role to play in advancing national development, policy leaders, academics and sportspeople concluded during a Commonwealth event marking International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on 6 April.
Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC today outlined her priorities as Secretary-General of the Commonwealth.