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Commonwealth ‘designed for twenty-first century’ – interview with The Diplomatist

27 December 2016

The Commonwealth’s purpose is to help ensure that “no-one is left behind”, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland says in an interview published in the latest edition of The Diplomatist magazine.

Blog: 'Commonwealth supports growth with advocacy and innovative financing'

23 December 2016

A blog by Dr Reginald Darius, Director of Economic Policy at the Commonwealth Secretariat

Blog: 'We enable young people to understand where their emotions truly come from'

23 December 2016

Robin Lockhart from the United Kingdom supports young people, including violent offenders, and the victims of such crimes to transform their lives by helping them to understand their emotions. In this blog, he reflects on his work and being named Commonwealth Youth Worker of the Year 2016

Commonwealth Secretary-General interviewed by a young correspondent

20 December 2016

Nahiyan Pasha, a 16 year-old young British-Bangladeshi reporter, interviewed Secretary-General Patricia Scotland.

Commonwealth observer report on Zambia’s election released

Release date 19 December 2016

Commonwealth election observers have offered recommendations for strengthening Zambia’s electoral processes and political environment, in a report published today.

Transforming the civil service in Mauritius

19 December 2016

Kelly Culver describes a typical day on the job as Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation expert supporting civil service improvements in Mauritius.

The Commonwealth can support parliaments across the world, says Secretary-General

14 December 2016

The Commonwealth is a pioneer which offers innovative solutions to global challenges, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland told legislators at the 2016 Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference.

From the Archive: Alliances can create ‘responsible and just world society’

14 December 2016

1969: Arnold Smith addresses Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

View from the top: Commonwealth Local Government Forum

14 December 2016

Commonwealth House is a collaborative effort between Commonwealth organisations to coordinate their work and present a “joined-up” approach to the outside world.