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More work needed to turn climate billions into action: Secretary-General

11 December 2018

While billions of pounds have been pledged to tackle climate change, much more is required to turn the tide on global warming.

Secretary-General announces new strategy to promote partnerships among accredited organisations

7 December 2018

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has announced a new approach to boosting collaboration between the 87 accredited Commonwealth organisations, in order to promote democracy, human rights and the rule of law.

Commonwealth Secretary-General hails University of the West Indies’ continuing contribution

5 December 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has paid tribute to the University of the West Indies (UWI) for its enormous contributions to education and for strengthening the fabric of Commonwealth connections

Secretary-General: Invest in youth to deliver peace

4 December 2018

The Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has launched a UN report that highlights the enormous contributions of young people to peacebuilding and conflict resolution.

Secretary-General rallies calls for safer internet at Global Citizen Festival

3 December 2018

The Commonwealth Secretary-General appeared alongside world leaders and superstars from the world of music and entertainment to call for concerted action to make the internet a safer place for connectivity and engagement.

Caribbean leaders united in race against climate change

28 November 2018

Caribbean leaders and senior officials have agreed to accelerate joint action to build resilience to disasters, stressing climate action as a matter of their survival.

Scholars ‘exemplars of Commonwealth connection’

26 November 2018

Students studying in the UK on Commonwealth scholarships are “exemplars of Commonwealth connection”, said Secretary-General Patricia Scotland on Friday.

Secretary-General calls for action to unlock overseas development finance

22 November 2018

The small states of the Commonwealth could be losing out on $4.5 billion of overseas development assistance, a preliminary Commonwealth Secretariat study has shown.

Cricket bodies team up with the Commonwealth to advance development goals

14 November 2018

Cricket has the potential to unite communities and help countries towards their development goals, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has said.

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