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Bringing education goals within reach

Release date 7 February 2018

Educational opportunities in Commonwealth countries should be transformed by a new framework being launched at the 20th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (20CCEM) in Nadi, Fiji, 19 -23 February.

Climate Finance Access Hub produces results – mobilising the private sector in Jamaica

5 February 2018

Jamaica is setting the stage for private sector investment in support of low carbon, climate resilient growth after signing its second readiness Grant Agreement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) at the Jamaica House in Kingston. 

Training of senior officials praised in Uganda

2 February 2018

A five-day high level training programme to improve the management of Uganda’s Inspectorate of Government and Directorate of Public Prosecution has just been delivered by the Commonwealth in Jinja, Uganda.

Project boosts sustainable fashion across Commonwealth

2 February 2018

A project to support sustainable fashion across the Commonwealth and ensure designers and producers are supported has been launched.

Powering our Common Ties: Connect, Engage, Contribute

14 March 2018

How many Commonwealth affiliated organisations, charities, associations can you name, apart from the Commonwealth Secretariat? Did you know that there are many Commonwealth youth networks that you can join and actively contribute to issues that matter the most to you?

Commonwealth is key to accessing climate funding

1 February 2018

The Commonwealth can play a critical role in helping small states to get funds after natural disasters, according to Dominica’s foreign affairs minister.

Secretary-General marks launch of inaugural UK India Youth Awards

30 January 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland paid tribute to the relationship between India and the UK at the launch of the UK India Youth Awards in London last night.’.

Education conference must ensure “no-one is left behind”

26 January 2018

Education ministers must ensure “no-one is left behind” when they gather for a major Commonwealth conference next month, former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark has said.

Caribbean Development Bank leading the way on linking vulnerability with development financing

25 January 2018

Is there merit to an aid system focused on vulnerability? What problems could arise with the Caribbean Development Bank's proposal for the Caribbean? Travis Mitchell, Head of Economic Policy and Small States invites your thoughts.

Oil set to help Guyana boost economy and benefit its citizens

25 January 2018

The government of Guyana is set to implement new laws which will enable it to bolster its economy, tackle poverty and meet crucial sustainable development targets.