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Harnessing the power of youth in the battle against hate speech

18 December 2017

Thirty-seven participants aged between 19 and 30 from across 22 Commonwealth countries recently took part in a five-day course to help develop effective strategies in combating hate speech.

Commonwealth peace envoy lauds political dialogue in Zambia

18 December 2017

Commonwealth peace envoy Ibrahim Gambari has praised Zambian president Edgar Lungu and the leader of the main opposition political party Hakainde Hichilema for their “unwavering commitment” to political dialogue in the country.

Secretary-General to visit Cameroon

15 December 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will arrive in Cameroon this evening to start a five-day official visit.

Commonwealth 'diamond we forgot we had’ says Secretary-General

15 December 2017

At a news conference during a successful first official trip to India, she said that member states were realising once again the importance of the Commonwealth family.

Sport key to helping youth thrive, says India

15 December 2017

India's youth minister has described sport as the vehicle for change when it comes to young people.

India looks to work more closely with the Commonwealth

15 December 2017

India has pledged to work even more closely with the Commonwealth. The renewed commitment was made at a meeting between the country's Minister of External Affairs Shusma Swaraj and Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland.

Malta delivers Commonwealth statement at WTO conference

15 December 2017

At the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires this week Malta issued a statement on multilateral trading on behalf of the Commonwealth.

Working closer together to end domestic violence

14 December 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has paid a courtesy call to India's Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi.

Commonwealth future: smarter, more resilient and gender balanced

13 December 2017

India is leading the way with commitment and innovation that is smart and transformative, according to Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland.

Commonwealth invites young people to take part in major forum

13 December 2017

The Commonwealth is extending an invitation to young people with experience in youth advocacy or development to attend an important youth conference.