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UK international relations debate focuses on Commonwealth benefits

1 February 2017

"Post Brexit must mean enhanced Commonwealth engagement” the British politician Baroness Berridge urged during a parliamentary debate.

Faith-based universities have role to play in countering extremism

30 January 2017

“Violence can be defeated,” said Secretary-General Patricia Scotland today, as she backed university-led initiatives to build a more tolerant and peaceful Commonwealth.

Second Debate on Sport and Sustainable Development

6 April 2017

To mark the fourth International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), the Commonwealth Secretariat is convening the second Commonwealth Debate on Sport and Sustainable Development.

Canada mosque attack condemned by Commonwealth Secretary-General

30 January 2017

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has today condemned a gun attack on a mosque in Québec City, Canada, which claimed the lives of six people.

The Commonwealth’s Young Professionals Programme

27 January 2017

The Commonwealth Secretariat’s Young Professionals Programme has enabled the best and the brightest young graduates to contribute to international development and build their skills and experience.

Commonwealth countries among least corrupt in Corruption Perceptions Index

26 January 2017

Commonwealth countries are rated among the least corrupt in Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index.

Parliamentarians to make commitment on human rights

25 January 2017

Government ministers and legal advisers from across the Commonwealth are meeting to lay the foundation for a global network of parliamentary champions of human rights.

From the Archive: Sanctions agreed against apartheid-era South Africa

25 January 2017

From the Archive: Commonwealth leaders agreed a programme of economic sanctions against apartheid-era South Africa in 1986.

Commonwealth Class debate: What does ‘belonging’ mean to you?

26 January 2017

Discuss and engage with your peers around the world on topics relating to the Commonwealth values.

Peace in the home essential first step to community peace, says Zambia’s vice president

25 January 2017

Zambia’s Vice President Inonge Mutukwa Wina and High Commissioner Muyeba Shichapwa Chikonde called on the Commonwealth Secretary-General at Marlborough House in London.

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