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  • Promoting the rule of law

    The Commonwealth has published compendium of guidelines to help enshrine the independence and impartiality of the judiciary and prevent abuses of power.

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Good governance, strong democracy, rule of law, protection of human rights and respect for diversity are Commonwealth values.

The Commonwealth works with member countries to resolve conflicts or tensions. We help consolidate and strengthen confidence in government institutions.

The Commonwealth assists governments to tackle systemic corruption by supporting the sharing of best practices, training and capacity-building and policy research. Find out more about our work in this area

Commonwealth countries among least corrupt in Corruption Perceptions Index

Commonwealth countries are rated among the least corrupt in Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index.

In a practical way, the Commonwealth delivers on global anti-corruption agenda

A blog by Roger Koranteng, anti-corruption adviser and head of public sector governance at the Commonwealth Secretariat.

African parliamentarians outline next steps to tackle cybercrime

Parliamentarians and ministers at a Commonwealth meeting in Namibia have committed to urgent action to tackle cybercrime.