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Ask the Expert: Deepening democracy in Commonwealth Africa

1 November 2018

The ‘Ask The Expert’ series features the leading specialists who work at the Commonwealth Secretariat. In this edition, Yvonne Apea Mensah, Adviser and Head, Africa Section, Governance and Peace Directorate shares insights into how the Commonwealth is promoting democracy in member countries.

Caribbean countries discuss global trade challenges

31 October 2018

Caribbean countries of the Commonwealth met in Georgetown, Guyana this week to deliberate on how to respond to major shifts in the global trade landscape.

Commonwealth teams up with UN staff college to train sustainable development leaders

31 October 2018

A new agreement between the Commonwealth and the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) will support joint leadership development programmes geared towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Secretary-General: Empowering women ‘integral’ to achieving the SDGs

29 October 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has urged bold action to close the persistent economic gap between men and women and help pave the way to achieving the SDGs.

Secretary-General urges restraint in Sri Lanka

28 October 2018

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has noted the unfolding political developments in Sri Lanka.

Trade officials commend Commonwealth cooperation

26 October 2018

Trade ministers and senior officials from the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of nations have praised the Commonwealth for enhancing their trade capacity while also calling for further assistance.

Commonwealth Secretary-General calls for youth to drive green and blue growth

26 October 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has launched a new toolkit, designed to help governments boost green and blue growth through youth entrepreneurship.

Commonwealth tackles SDG data hurdles at World Data Forum

25 October 2018

Three years after adopting the 2030 development Agenda, countries are grappling with how to achieve its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Further trade collaboration proposed with ACP group

25 October 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has concluded a successful meeting in Brussels with her counterpart at the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, Patrick Gomes.

The third Commonwealth Conference on Youth Work

6 November 2018 to 8 November 2018

The third Commonwealth Conference on Youth Work will take place in Malta on 6-8 November 2018 during Youth Work Week.

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