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Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group members meet The Prince of Wales

18 March 2017

Members of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group met The Prince of Wales at Clarence House on the occasion of the group’s fiftieth meeting.

Togo exploring application to join the Commonwealth

17 March 2017

The government of Togo is exploring making a formal bid for membership of the Commonwealth, a spokesman for the Commonwealth Secretariat confirmed today.

Ministerial action group hails Commonwealth role in peace-building at 50th meeting

17 March 2017

Foreign ministers on the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) have underlined the Commonwealth’s role in promoting democracy and peace-building, at the group’s fiftieth meeting.

Mentorship programme to empower Commonwealth young women

Release date 16 March 2017

Young women across the Commonwealth are set to benefit from a new initiative to help them acquire critical life skills and to progress in their careers. The Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme will match aspiring young people with experienced professionals in their fields.

Minister updates Secretary-General on situation in the Cameroon

15 March 2017

At a meeting at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London, Chief Ngute told Secretary-General Patricia Scotland that his government fully supported peace building in the Commonwealth.

Sri Lankan named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2017

Release date 15 March 2017

The co-founder of a foundation which supports minorities and marginalised communities in Sri Lanka has been named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2017.

Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme

15 March 2017

The Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme will match aspirational young women with experienced professionals in their fields in a new initiative to empower young women.

CommonTies Spring 2017 Event

15 March 2017

CommonTies is a programme for talented young Commonwealth citizens who are temporarily studying or working in the UK.

‘A reminder to pursue peace and understanding’ - Commonwealth Day 2017

13 March 2017

“We affirm our belief in the Commonwealth as a force for good in the world.” - Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

On Commonwealth Day, the Queen's Baton begins its long journey to Gold Coast 2018

13 March 2017

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has set the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay in motion during a star-studded commencement ceremony today at Buckingham Palace as part of Commonwealth Day celebrations.

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