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Namibia election: largely peaceful and orderly says Commonwealth Observer Group Commonwealth Observer Election Group Press Conference

29 November 2019

Namibia’s election on 27 November was carried out in a largely peaceful and orderly manner, according to an interim statement issued by the Commonwealth observers who were deployed to the country.

Health officials urge action amidst rising cancer cases in Commonwealth delegates at London Global Cancer Week

29 November 2019

Leading health officials are calling for urgent action to reduce the number of cancer cases in the Commonwealth, which are above global averages.

Joint declaration of the tripartite visit to Cameroon Commonwealth Secretary-general Patricia Scotland speaking to press in Cameroon

28 November 2019

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, the Secretary-General of the International Organization of la Francophonie, Louise Mushikiwabo and the Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland, undertook a tripartite visit to Yaoundé, Cameroon, in order to exchange views with the national actors on the situation in Cameroon.

Commonwealth statement of the joint mission to Cameroon Flag of Cameroon

27 November 2019

The Chairperson of the AU Commission, HE Moussa Faki Mahamat, the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC and the Secretary-General of OIF, HE Louise Mushikiwabo are visiting Cameroon from 26 to 28 November 2019.

Event: 2020 Commonwealth Women’s Forum in Rwanda Commonwealth Women's Forum Logo

22 June 2020 to 23 June 2020

The Commonwealth Women’s Forum (CWF) will take place from 22 to 23 June 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda.

Event: 2020 Commonwealth People’s Forum in Rwanda Commonwealth People's Forum Logo

22 June 2020 to 24 June 2020

The Commonwealth People’s Forum (CPF) will take place from 22 to 24 June 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda.

Event: 2020 Commonwealth Youth Forum in Rwanda Commonwealth Youth Forum logo

20 June 2020 to 23 June 2020

The Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) will take place from 20 to 23 June 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda.

Newly-appointed diplomats urged to seize Commonwealth opportunities Delegates at the Commonwealth Diplomats induction programme

26 November 2019

Diplomats newly-appointed to posts with responsibility for the Commonwealth have been encouraged to take full advantage of opportunities to boost co-operation and connection among its 53 member countries.

Sri Lankan artist sounds climate alarm in new paintings Sri Lankan artist Anoma

26 November 2019

One of Sri Lanka’s most widely-acclaimed artists has a message for young people in the Commonwealth: “move together” in the fight against climate change.

Training to strengthen electoral democracy in Commonwealth Asia begins in Malaysia Speaker and participants at Commonwealth Election Professionals initiative in Kuala Lumpur

25 November 2019

Senior officials from six election management bodies have gathered in Malaysia for a programme aimed at boosting electoral democracy in Commonwealth Asia.

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