Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has told an audience at the Transparency International-UK Anti-Corruption Lecture 2016 in London that corruption ‘is a scourge which holds in thrall millions of our Commonwealth sisters and brothers, condemning them to servitude, poverty, disease, indignity and misery’.
Anti-corruption agencies in Africa have received training from the Commonwealth on how to best manage evidence in corruption cases.
The Commonwealth Secretariat, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have just published a new book which brings together guidance on how to tackle corruption.
Rising temperatures will have severe implications for crops, water and livestock in African small states if urgent measures aren’t taken, a new report has found.
A blog by Reginald Darius, head of economic policy in the Commonwealth Secretariat.
The conference aims to strengthen parliamentary skills and knowledge in how rule of law can best protect and promote human rights.
Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu, 20, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Ghana, says the country is a beacon of democracy in Africa after successfully organising six previous elections and the peaceful transfer of power between political parties.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland today followed in the footsteps of a long line of distinguished scientists, scholars and statesmen to deliver the Romanes Lecture at the University of Oxford.
Statement by H.E. Thabo Mbeki, Chairperson of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the 2016 Ghana General Elections
Commonwealth report warns that governments could be hit by huge unexpected pay-outs if steps are not taken to manage hidden liabilities in unfunded pensions, loan guarantees, disaster relief and other contingencies.