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.
Leading health officials are calling for urgent action to reduce the number of cancer cases in the Commonwealth, which are above global averages.
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.
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.
The Commonwealth Women’s Forum (CWF) will take place from 22 to 23 June 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda.
The Commonwealth People’s Forum (CPF) will take place from 22 to 24 June 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda.
The Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) will take place from 20 to 23 June 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda.
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.
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.
Senior officials from six election management bodies have gathered in Malaysia for a programme aimed at boosting electoral democracy in Commonwealth Asia.