The Commonwealth includes most of the world’s small island developing states as well as many other coastal nations who depend on the seas.
The call for action of the UN Ocean Conference will set a new direction in the implementation and advancement of Sustainable Development Goal 14, incorporate new voluntary commitments and allow for the development of new multi-stakeholder partnerships.
The Government of the Republic of Seychelles and the Commonwealth Secretariat will host a high-level roundtable at the UN Ocean Conference.
Sekandi Abdul Karim has made a 3550-mile journey to Delhi to attend the first India-Commonwealth Small and Medium Enterprises Trade Summit.
Patricia Scotland, the Commonwealth's Secretary-General, today passed on her condolences and sympathies to those killed and made homeless by flooding in Sri Lanka.
Representatives from three hundred Indian firms have come together with more than 100 businesses and high-level policy makers from across the Commonwealth in New Delhi for the two-day summit to enhance trade and investment partnerships.
A team of Commonwealth observers has arrived in Maseru, the capital of Lesotho, to observe elections that will take place on 3 June.
The Commonwealth is well placed to tackle daunting global challenges such as climate change, extremism, inequality and poverty, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland told participants at an international conference yesterday.
Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, will send observers to support Lesotho’s National Assembly elections scheduled for 3 June 2017.
An innovative trade initiative which is expanding opportunities for business, employment and prosperity in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries will “scale up” its impact over the next two years.