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Commonwealth Day Message by Her Majesty the Queen, Head of the Commonwealth

Release date 13 March 2017

This Commonwealth Day, a baton will set out from Buckingham Palace and begin a long and extraordinary journey.

In their own words: How the Commonwealth makes a difference

13 March 2017

No-one explains the Commonwealth Secretariat’s role in advancing peace, democracy and development better than the individuals and organisations who experience our work first-hand.

Secretary-General: Commonwealth Summit will reinforce a true global partnership

Release date 13 March 2017

The 2018 Commonwealth Summit will cement the shared aims of good governance, sustainable growth, and inclusive social and economic development, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said today.

Commonwealth Day 2017 Message

13 March 2017

Commonwealth Day 2017 represents a call to each of us to recognise the role we have to play in building a just, stable and peaceful society, for it is only through sustainable peace that we can fully realise the economic and social development of our people.

Secretary-General's Message for Commonwealth Day 2017

10 March 2017

Celebrating 'A Peace-building Commonwealth' for Commonwealth Day on Monday 13 March 2017.

Trade ministers pledge to harness Commonwealth advantage at historic meeting

Release date 10 March 2017

Commonwealth trade and investment ministers concluded their two-day meeting in London today with a commitment to make full use of the ‘Commonwealth advantage’ to boost trade within the 52-member bloc.

Working together to reap benefits for the Commonwealth

9 March 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and Secretary-General Designate Dr Joanna Newman, of the Association of Commonwealth Universities met on International Women’s Day todiscuss how their two organisations could work even more closely together.

Secretary-General meets with Sri Lankan minister

9 March 2017

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland met with the Sri Lankan Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen in the margins of the meeting of Commonwealth Trade ministers in London today.

Gender equality: Closing the boardroom gender gap

9 March 2017

Women in the workforce can prepare to prove themselves and set their careers a notch higher, writes Judith Akoth, 25, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Kisumu in Kenya.

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