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Commonwealth Pacific report to shift paradigm on ocean governance

Release date 8 June 2017

A Commonwealth study on ocean governance in the Pacific offers ways to sustainably capitalise on the economic treasures of the ocean

‘Preserve ocean health,’ urges Commonwealth Secretary-General at Ocean Conference

6 June 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland today urged the world to take action to protect the ocean environment and safeguard the future of nations who depend on the marine economy for national development.

Blog: Transforming Kenya’s economy through its first ever national trade policy

5 June 2017

Kenya's new National Trade Policy aims to grow and enhance productivity, develop infrastructure, and improve the quality of products.

Commonwealth Secretariat to hold minute silence for London terror victims

5 June 2017

Flags are flying at half-mast at the headquarters of the Commonwealth at Marlborough House in London today.

Commonwealth Observer Group issues Lesotho elections Interim Statement

5 June 2017

The Chairperson of the Commonwealth Observer Group to the 2017 National Assembly Elections in Lesotho elections has commended the Basotho for the peaceful and orderly manner in which they voted on 3 June

Commonwealth leads the way at United Nations Oceans Conference

Release date 5 June 2017

Leaders from coastal nations and small island developing states from the Commonwealth will surf a wave of optimism this week at a major United Nations summit which aims to deliver on a global promise to conserve and sustainably manage the seas.

Statement by Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland on attacks in London

4 June 2017

My condolences, thoughts and prayers are with the government and people of the United Kingdom following the latest terror attack in London last night.

Podcast: 'Sport for a Better World?’ a Commonwealth research symposium

2 June 2017

Leading researchers and participants behind a new research project, ‘Sport for a Better World?’ look at the impact of sport as a tool for development and peace.

High level exchange on Pacific leadership at The Ocean Conference

8 June 2017

Small island developing states (SIDS) in the Pacific have played a significant leadership role in advancing global ocean policy.

CommonTies event strengthens Commonwealth reach

1 June 2017

Nearly 100 students, young professionals and representatives from Commonwealth accredited organisations met in London last week to discuss how young people can contribute towards strengthening the Commonwealth’s reach in key areas.

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