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Partnership with ASU will help track climate impact on coral reefs Fish around a coral reef

28 September 2021

A new agreement between the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Arizona State University (ASU) will leverage cutting-edge coral-mapping technology to protect and restore coral reefs in the Commonwealth.

Event: Changing Dynamics of Maritime Trade in a Post COVID-19 World: Implications for South Asia

30 September 2021

Joint webinar hosted by the Commonwealth Secretariat, the National University of Singapore and The Institute of South Asian Studies on the impact of COVID-19 on maritime trade and intensified security threats across Asia and the implications of these developments in South Asia, the world’s most populous region.

Blog: How one young scientist is tackling plastic pollution in The Bahamas Kristal Ambrose

28 September 2021

This blog about young scientist and 'plastic warrior' Kristal Ambrose is the first in a series launched during Youth4Climate and continuing in the lead up to COP26 and beyond, featuring young people from across the Commonwealth who are leading the way on local climate action.

How satellite technologies can aid Fiji and the Pacific to build climate resilience Sepesa standing with his daughter Lupe in front of their home

27 September 2021

Sepesa Curuki and his community are coming to terms with the prospect of relocation from Cogea village on Fiji’s second-largest island of Vanua Levu. Their village, which lies between two rivers that flow into the Pacific Ocean only 2km away, has been battered by intense and frequent cyclones, flooding and erosion, threatening their very existence.

Blog: Building Strategic Partnerships to Support Peaceful and Inclusive Elections in Member States The Commonwealth Observer Group monitors the polls as a woman casts her ballot in the Zambia 2021 elections

24 September 2021

At a time when the world is going through multiple challenges that have, to a large extent, been amplified by the debilitating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is incumbent upon peacebuilding institutions to ramp up investments in national and international efforts to strengthen inclusive, equitable and sustainable structures for long-term post-pandemic peace and prosperity.  

2021 Peace Day message by the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth 2021 Peace Day message by the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth

21 September 2021

Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, the Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, shares a video message to mark International Day of Peace, which is observed globally on 21 September.

Commonwealth Says NO MORE launches initiative to prevent domestic and sexual violence in 54 countries

20 September 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat and NO MORE Foundation are launching a new “Join The Chorus” initiative to help the 54 member countries tackle an alarming rise in domestic and sexual violence during the COVID-19 pandemic while urging leaders to make prevention a top priority in rebuilding efforts.

The Bahamas weathers Hurricane and Covid-19 to hold “credible, inclusive and transparent” elections-Commonwealth Observer Group Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group for The Bahamas holding a press conference

19 September 2021

The Commonwealth Observer Group (COG) deployed to The Bahamas to observe the 2021 General Election has released their statement on its preliminary findings on the election stating the overall process was “credible, inclusive, and transparent.”

Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers meet to discuss COVID-19, vaccines and climate change commonwealth logo

17 September 2021

Foreign Affairs Ministers from across the Commonwealth met yesterday for the 21st annual Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting (CFAMM). The meeting was held virtually for the second year in a row due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Statement from Commonwealth Ministerial Committee on Belize commonwealth logo

17 September 2021

The Commonwealth Ministerial Committee on Belize met virtually on Tuesday 14 September 2021.

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