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Commonwealth provides ‘impulse’ for climate action, says UN climate body

24 February 2017

The Commonwealth and the leading United Nations climate organisation have committed to work closely together to implement the landmark Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

Nauru election taskforce to assess observer recommendations

20 February 2017

An election taskforce has been set up in the Pacific nation of Nauru to assess reforms put forward by international observers from the Commonwealth and Pacific Islands Forum.

Commonwealth Trade Ministers Roundtable

10 March 2017

Commonwealth to host inaugural trade ministers meeting

Youth development index offers guide for data-driven policy-makers

20 February 2017

The Commonwealth Secretariat’s Youth Development Index ranks 183 countries according to the prospects of young people in employment, education, health, civic and political spheres.

Commonwealth Secretariat encourages peaceful discourse in Dominica

18 February 2017

The Commonwealth Secretariat has been monitoring developments in Dominica and was saddened by the violence that occurred following a public meeting on 7 February.

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.’

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