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Commonwealth develops tracker to help countries monitor coronavirus Coronavirus (COVID-19)

24 March 2020

The Commonwealth has developed a coronavirus tracker that shows daily cases in member countries. The tracker collects data from the World Health Organization (WHO) and shows the total confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths in the affected member countries.

Commonwealth receives UK CFTC funding Commonwealth logo

24 March 2020

Earlier this year the UK announced it was putting conditions on part of its funding to the Commonwealth Secretariat. We can now confirm the United Kingdom's £4.7million worth of funds has been received.

Commonwealth helps Jamaica secure grant to promote gender responsive climate action Street scene in Jamaica

23 March 2020

The Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub has successfully helped Jamaica to secure a grant of over US$270,000 to integrate gender concerns into their climate action planning process. 

Commonwealth concern for the needs of older people Commonwealth logo

20 March 2020

At this time of global crisis resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, our Commonwealth focus turns – as it always does – to the most vulnerable and least resilient.

Your chance to join the Commonwealth Youth Council Elected executive members of the 2018-2020 Commonwealth Youth Council at The Commonwealth Youth Forum 2018 in London

19 March 2020

The nomination deadline has been extended for 9 youth leaders to represent the Commonwealth’s 1.4 billion young people on the Commonwealth Youth Council. Have you got what it takes?

18 March Statement from the Commonwealth Observer Group to Guyana

18 March 2020

The Commonwealth Observer Group to the 2 March 2020 General and Regional Elections was constituted and deployed by the Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, following an invitation from the Government of Guyana. The Group withdrew from Guyana on 15 March 2020. 

Commonwealth helps countries make new cybercrime laws and fight crime together Award winners and the Secretary-General at a Commonwealth cybercrime exercise

17 March 2020

The Commonwealth is making the internet a safer place, by helping countries make new cybercrime laws and fight crime together.

Commonwealth response to Coronavirus epidemic Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

16 March 2020

The rapid spread of the coronavirus epidemic has demonstrated to us with deadly and distressing clarity how closely we are interconnected as humankind.

March 16 statement from the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth on Guyana elections Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

16 March 2020

My statement of 13 March expressed deep concern that the tabulation of Region 4 results after the 2 March General and Regional Elections was not transparently conducted in accordance with the ruling of the Acting Chief Justice.

March 13 statement from the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth on Guyana elections Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

13 March 2020

On 11 March 2020, the Acting Chief Justice of Guyana was unambiguous that public and transparent tabulation of the Statement of Polls is required to ensure the credibility of the process and address continued contentions regarding the tabulation and declaration of election results.

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