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Event: Launch of ‘First Descent: Midnight Zone’ mission to Seychelles and Maldives Launching science landers Nekton mission

4 March 2020

The Commonwealth and the Nekton Foundation will launch ‘First Descent: Midnight Zone’, a mission to explore and protect the Indian Ocean - the world’s least explored and most at risk ocean.

Commonwealth group in Guyana to observe elections Group shot of the Commonwealth Observer Group in Guyana

25 February 2020

A Commonwealth election observer group led by the former Prime Minister of Barbados Owen Arthur is in Guyana to observe the upcoming general and regional elections.

Commonwealth education toolkit gets top marks in Sri Lanka Attendees of an education workshop in Sri Lanka

25 February 2020

A new Commonwealth toolkit that helps governments deliver quality job training is getting top marks from education and training experts in Sri Lanka.

Commonwealth implements recent audit recommendations Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

24 February 2020

Internal auditors have confirmed the Secretariat has implemented all six recommendations raised in the recent audit into historical waivers and declarations.

New report tackles gaping digital divide in the Commonwealth Illustration of the Connectivity Agenda

21 February 2020

A report launched in London this week revealed the yawning digital gap between high and low income Commonwealth countries, while offering solutions to tackle the imbalance.

Commonwealth to observe elections in Guyana Members of the Commonwealth observer group inspecting poll sheet

21 February 2020

The Commonwealth will observe the upcoming General and Regional Elections in Guyana, scheduled for 2 March.

Experts share election knowledge at Barbados workshop Man speaking to a room full of election professionals

20 February 2020

Electoral officials from across the Caribbean are attending a Commonwealth-sponsored masterclass on holding efficient, credible and inclusive elections.

Dominica backs Secretary-General for second term Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland with the Prime Minister of Dominica

19 February 2020

Patricia Scotland, the Commonwealth’s Secretary-General, has been supported to serve a second term by the Commonwealth of Dominica, the country of her birth.

Secretary-General statement on Cameroon deaths Cameroon flag

18 February 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has issued the following statement in response to an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon on 14 February which reportedly left 23 people dead, the majority of them children.

16 finalists announced for the Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020 Commonwealth Youth Award on table

18 February 2020

Sixteen extraordinary individuals including innovators, activists and entrepreneurs from 12 countries have been shortlisted for this year’s Commonwealth Youth Awards.

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