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The contribution of sport to the Sustainable Development Goals: Reality or rhetoric?

22 February 2017

Ollie Dudfield reflects on whether assertions that sport is an enabler of sustainable development are a reality or mere rhetoric.

Strengthening the protection of consumer rights in Lesotho

The Hub and Spokes programme is helping Lesotho’s government to boost consumer protection.

Nauru elections: Commonwealth brings ‘credibility in strengthening democracy’

17 February 2017

The head of Nauru’s newly established electoral commission has hailed the Commonwealth for strengthening the country’s democracy.

'With Commonwealth help we will see Vanuatu’s democracy become stronger'

15 February 2017

The Vanuatu Electoral Office, which has a permanent staff of just seven, is preparing for provincial polls next month.

Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting 2017

21 May 2017

‘Sustainable Financing of Universal Health Coverage as an Essential Component for Global Security including the Reduction of All Forms of Violence.’

Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting

16 October 2017 to 18 October 2017

The aim of the CLMM is to facilitate information sharing, best practice and collaboration among countries who share a common legal tradition.

The 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting

31 July 2017 to 4 August 2017

Outcomes from discussions at 9CYMM will feed into the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.

Statement on The Gambia re-joining the Commonwealth

14 February 2017

A Commonwealth Secretariat spokesperson has said the organisation welcomes any effort by the newly elected government of The Gambia to re-apply for membership of the Commonwealth.

Cyprus to manage public debt with Commonwealth support

14 February 2017

The government of Cyprus is to benefit from a Commonwealth programme to improve public debt recording and management.

Commonwealth Youth Awards 2017

15 March 2017

Recognising outstanding young people from Commonwealth countries whose work has contributed to local, national, regional and global development.