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Empowering girls and women: The role of health and education in eliminating violence against women

25 November 2016

The meeting will highlight the role of health and education in empowering women and protecting them from violence.

Thabo Mbeki heads Commonwealth electoral mission in Ghana

21 November 2016

The former president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, will lead the Commonwealth Observer Group in next month's general elections in Ghana.

Commonwealth praised for supporting Pacific trade

Commonwealth in Action: Lainy Malkani speaks to Commonwealth experts about their work in the Pacific.

Countries laud Commonwealth ‘leadership and activism’ on climate change

19 November 2016

Small and vulnerable developing countries participating in global climate talks have expressed optimism that the Commonwealth will help them to access badly needed climate finance.

Progress of least developed countries falling short of targets

18 November 2016

The progress of some least developed countries (LDCs) is behind expectation, finds a mid-term review of an action plan to “graduate” poorest countries to developing status

Supporting public awareness campaign in Grenada referendum

18 November 2016

Grenada’s referendum next week could mark a new chapter when it comes to the rights of people with disabilities and gender equality.

Reviewing youth entrepreneurship in West and Southern Africa

23 November 2016 to 25 November 2016

Technical workshop on developing a National Youth Entrepreneurship Framework, 23-25 November 2016, South Africa.

"Together We End Violence Against Women"

18 November 2016

The “Together We End Violence Against Women” award will recognise and celebrate simple, innovative activities and practices that promote ending violence against women.

Hub manager reveals vision for climate finance in the Commonwealth

18 November 2016

Hub manager, Bilal Anwar speaks about the importance of the Commonwealth Finance Access Hub and his vision for its impact.

Young people have role to play in delivering Paris climate change agreement

17 November 2016

“Young people are brave. Their actions, challenging political correctness and status quo, will continue to inspire, revolutionise and change the mindsets of policy-makers towards a safer, resilient and more equitable world.”