Last month, Kenya hosted the 21st Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers for the first time since 1987. The meeting was an opportunity for our family of nations to discuss some of the most pressing challenges, including the severe impacts of Covid-19.Read news - School meals can support education, foster equality
Education ministers at the 21st Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) in Nairobi, Kenya, have issued a joint statement in which they recognised the urgent need to increase investment in education and skills at all ages, with particular focus on ensuring foundational skills for all.Read press release - Commonwealth education ministers vow to increase investment in education at Nairobi conference
The Commonwealth Secretariat is delighted to announce that six finalists have been selected from a record number of entries for the 2022 Commonwealth Education Awards for their positive impact on education across the Commonwealth.Read press release - Six finalists announced for Commonwealth Education Awards 2022
The 21st Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers is now underway in Nairobi, Kenya. Delegates are set to address educational priority issues towards the 2030 Agenda, at a time when the world is recovering from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.Read press release - Nairobi conference of Commonwealth education ministers kicks off with renewed calls for rebuilding resilient education systems
By Muhammed Badamasi and Chimaobi Omeye, Commonwealth CorrespondentsRead news - Blog: Meet two youth entrepreneurs from Jamaica and Canada who are innovating to end plastic pollution
28 April 2022 to 28 April 2022
Join us on 28 April 2022 as we announce the finalists of the 2022 Commonwealth Education Awards.
Twenty educators and projects have made the 2022 Commonwealth Education Awards shortlist for their positive impact on students, teachers, and education systems across the Commonwealth. Six finalists will be announced at the CCEM in Nairobi.Read press release - Commonwealth Education Awards 2022: Shortlist announced
27 April 2022 to 28 April 2022
In April 2022, education ministers will meet in Nairobi to discuss some of the Commonwealth’s most pressing education challenges, at a time when the world is recovering from the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic
Top policymakers are set to meet in Kenya for the 21st Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers to discuss pressing education challenges at a time the world is recovering from the negative impacts of the pandemic.Read press release - Commonwealth education ministers to discuss post-COVID-19 recovery at Nairobi conference
By Idongesit Amba and Chukwuebuka Nnabugwu, Commonwealth CorrespondentsRead news - Blog: Two young people who are restoring the beautiful environment of their childhoods
Speaking at the launch of a new ground-breaking report on boys’ disengagement from education, Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, reaffirms the Secretariat’s commitment to the 2030 Agenda of advancing education for allRead news - The Commonwealth committed to ensuring boys are not left behind in education
The Commonwealth Secretariat has marked this year’s International Day of Sport for Development and Peace by bringing together a host of experts for a lively debate on the role of human rights in sport.Read news - Access to sport is a crucial tool for promoting human rights and equality across the Commonwealth, say debaters
Game-changing innovation has a key role in supercharging the sustainable development of Commonwealth member countries.Read news - Digital destiny for development, says Secretary-General
7 April 2022 to 7 April 2022
On 7 April 2022, UNESCO in collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat and Promundo will host a webinar in support of the launch of “Leave No Child Behind: The Global Report on Boys’ Disengagement from Education”.
A blog by Dr Lin Sambili, Project Manager, Sport for Development and Peace (SDP), Commonwealth SecretariatRead news - Blog: Clear data key to monitoring progress on human rights targets within the sporting sector
“We have a duty to fulfil. To educate, appreciate and motivate” is one of the inspiring lines youth officers from the Department of Youth in Nevis recited from a handwritten poem during a training session run by the National Youth Agency (NYA) in collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat.Read news - Commonwealth joins forces with the National Youth Agency to upskill youth officers in St Kitts & Nevis
A blog by Dr Lin Sambili, Project Manager, Sport for Development and Peace (SDP), Commonwealth SecretariatRead news - Blog: How the Commonwealth is promoting and protecting human rights through access to sport
Five exceptional young people have been named regional winners at the Commonwealth Youth Awards 2022 for impressive projects alleviating poverty; improving education; promoting action on the climate and addressing gender equality.Read news - Young people from across the Commonwealth recognised for transformation projects around the world
By Judith Ochieng, Commonwealth CorrespondentRead news - Blog: How young volunteers are restoring coral reefs in Kenya
International HPV Awareness Day is a timely reminder to recognise young people as Commonwealth change agents, whose efforts will undoubtedly be a force for good on our road to eliminating HPV and making cervical cancer a thing of the pastRead news - Blog: Youth as agents of change for HPV awareness and elimination of cervical cancer
31 March 2022 to 31 March 2022
The Commonwealth Secretariat will host its 6th annual Commonwealth Debate on Sport and Sustainable Development on 31 March.
This year’s debate on Sport and Sustainable Development, one of the seminal events in the sporting calendar, will focus on the timely issue of human rights.Read news - 6th Commonwealth Debate on Sport and Sustainable Development
Memorandum of Understanding agreement signed today focuses on ending the COVID-19 pandemic, advancing Universal Health Coverage, addressing vaccine equity, strengthening digital health systems and working towards global health securityRead press release - Commonwealth and WHO to strengthen cooperation on health, including access to vaccines
Twenty extraordinary young people, including inventors, activists and entrepreneurs, from 17 countries have been announced as finalists for this year’s Commonwealth Youth Awards.Read news - 20 finalists announced for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2022
16 March 2022 to 16 March 2022
The winners of the annual Commonwealth Youth Awards will be announced on 16 March 2022.