Measures to eradicate child labour, modern slavery and human trafficking across the Commonwealth took a step forward at a major global conference in Argentina.
Some of the Commonwealth’s poorest members are set to receive additional support related to their transition as they graduate from the UN’s Least Developed Countries (LDC) list of countries.
Tonga’s national parliamentary elections were fair and peaceful, according to Commonwealth election observers.
The fight to end violence against women and girls will be bolstered by the publication of a new guide offering support to judges across Asia.
Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has challenged the youth of the Commonwealth to tackle climate change through bold innovation.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland today expressed her concern for the violence in Nigeria that saw 14 people killed in a suicide bombing in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri.
A coordinated response to tackle the scourge of child marriage has never been more pressing in the Commonwealth, where a child is married every 17 minutes.
Debt managers from across the Commonwealth are currently in Pune, India, testing Meridian, the new debt management tool from the Secretariat.
Delegates to a side event on the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub at COP23 in Bonn, Germany, have described the initiative as ‘remarkable’.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has called for increased funding to help member states rebuild their countries after natural disasters.