Young entrepreneurs from Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone have joined forces to form a new network to boost business growth and address youth unemployment.
Commonwealth kinship and affinity, and the similarity of our systems of law and governance, will help in the fight against cybercrime, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said today.
Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Deodat Maharaj today called for urgent agreement on harmful fishing subsidies to protect the trade and development interests of small states, which heavily depend on exports from this sector.
It is well-known that parliamentarians have a special role in the promotion and protection of human rights, a responsibility which they share with the executive and the judiciary.
The UK government expressed its full support for Secretary-General Patricia Scotland’s reform of the Commonwealth Secretariat as the intergovernmental organisation took centre stage in a parliamentary debate.
Members of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group met The Prince of Wales at Clarence House on the occasion of the group’s fiftieth meeting.
The government of Togo is exploring making a formal bid for membership of the Commonwealth, a spokesman for the Commonwealth Secretariat confirmed today.
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.
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.
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.