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Event: Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda – First Virtual Deep Dive Session on Digitising Trade Facilitation connection lines across a city

11 May 2021

The Digital Connectivity Cluster of the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda is organising its first ‘Deep Dive Session’ on the topic ‘Digitising Trade Facilitation: the Regulatory and Legislative Framework for Improving Transparency and Efficiency in the Global Trading System’.

Event: Rule of Law Virtual Conversations graphic for the web series

13 July 2021 to 15 July 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat will be hosting the Rule of Law Virtual Conversations, a series of webinars addressing contemporary legal topics.

Event: Official launch of the Hack the Planet Competition Hack the planet graphic

22 April 2021

We are pleased to announce the official launch of the Hack the Planet Competition by Satellite Applications Catapult and the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Event: How women and girls in the Commonwealth are building their digital skills flyer graphic for the event

22 April 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat is partnering with Google for a virtual event to discuss the experiences of women and girls in obtaining the skills to thrive in the digital world.

Commonwealth pays tribute to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Prince Phillip at Marlborough House reception

9 April 2021

It was announced today by Buckingham Palace that Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, died this morning at Windsor Castle.

New resource to help Commonwealth countries avoid foreign investment pitfalls Person speaking on virtual call about foreign investment

6 April 2021

An important resource to help countries maximise the sustainable development benefits from foreign investment contracts and avoid large losses has been published by the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Event: Join the Commonwealth Voices on Cyber virtual roundtable series Computer on desk displaying code

20 April 2021 to 22 April 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a series of discussions on cyber and tech issues of common interest to Commonwealth member countries.

Investment in technology, however useful, is not the solution to sport recovery, say debaters sport debate

1 April 2021

The fifth Commonwealth debate on sport ended in a draw as the teams argued that technology, however useful, is not the solution in itself to rebuilding the sport sector after the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Commonwealth Secretary-General congratulates Bangladesh on Golden Jubilee anniversary Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

26 March 2021

It is my privilege to convey the congratulations of the wider Commonwealth family to the people of Bangladesh as we join in celebrating fifty years since independence.

Secretary-General visits school for children with learning difficulties in Kenya Commonwealth Secretary-General accepting flowers from children in Kenya

26 March 2021

Patricia Scotland was welcomed with flowers at the Orione Community Training Centre on 25 March, a not-for-profit organization, and school for children with mental and intellectual disabilities in Nairobi.