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Gender equality by 2030, Secretary-General tells top women

31 May 2018

A gathering of senior women commentators, columnists and activists heard about the Commonwealth’s practical action towards achieving gender equality across its 53 member states by 2030.

Secretary-General commits to the Caribbean

30 May 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has reaffirmed her commitment to collaborating with leaders in the Caribbean following a visit to the region.

Golden mace “a symbol of The Queen’s legacy”, says Secretary-General

29 May 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland paid homage to Her Majesty The Queen’s “legacy of peace” yesterday in a special edition of the popular British television programme, Antiques Roadshow.

Innovation at heart of Commonwealth

23 May 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has shared her vision for the Commonwealth, which is anchored on innovation, leadership and inclusiveness, with emerging leaders.

International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 2018

17 May 2018

The Commonwealth Charter underscores our common commitment to the values of equality and respect for the protection and promotion of human rights.

Commonwealth Secretariat ‘international organisation daring to think outside the box’

16 May 2018

Nigeria’s foreign minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, has praised the leadership of Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and the work being carried out by the Secretariat.

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.

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.

Judges and prosecutors meet to strengthen laws against money laundering and terrorist financing

4 May 2018

A meeting of Caribbean judges and prosecutors will help to identify strategies to strengthen money laundering and terrorist financing laws, says Guyana President David Granger.

Eastern Caribbean PMs welcome Commonwealth collaboration

3 May 2018

Prime ministers in the Caribbean have welcomed the Commonwealth’s new array of powerful initiatives to shield small states from the ravages of storms, cyclones and hurricanes and help them build back better if they are hit. 

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