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Dhaka Faith: Commonwealth Youth Training of Trainers in Bangladesh

15 May 2018

Twenty-eight young Bangladeshi leaders met in Dhaka to share their vision for building peace in their communities and to learn key skills at the third Faith in the Commonwealth Youth Training of Trainers workshop.

Commonwealth fights back against ‘tsunami of global corruption’

14 May 2018

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has outlined her vision to fight corruption in the Commonwealth. She was speaking at the opening of the 8th Commonwealth Conference of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja.

Commonwealth countries should take bold action to slash number of lifestyle-related deaths

14 May 2018

Governments must take bold action if they are to tackle the non-communicable diseases (NCDs) that blight the lives of millions of Commonwealth citizens.

Barbados first to pilot new and improved software to manage public debt

14 May 2018

A powerful new tool is being rolled out in Barbados that will help modernise the way public debt is managed, through advanced functionalities and state-of-the-art technology.

Specialist centres could offer vital lifeline to victims of gender-based violence

14 May 2018

One-stop health centres should be established across the Commonwealth to help address the scourge of gender-based violence and offer vital support to victims.

Commonwealth elevates Barbados’s access to climate finance

14 May 2018

The Government of Barbados announced that a total of six projects, ranging the funding value from US $90,000 to US $10,000,000 are at the advance stages of preparation.

Commonwealth African governments collaborate to tackle corruption

11 May 2018

Commonwealth countries in Africa say they are working together to recover millions of dollars by seizing assets from criminals and corrupt officials.

Peaceful transition in Malaysia commended

11 May 2018

The Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has congratulated Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad following successful elections in Malaysia on 9 May.

Caribbean judges and prosecutors to receive new tools to combat financial crimes

10 May 2018

The Commonwealth is creating new resources to help judges and prosecutors confiscate and recover stolen assets in money laundering and financing of terrorism.

Ghana to host conference on good governance

10 May 2018

The Commonwealth is set to host a timely exchange-learning programme that aims to improve the management of public finance.