This high-level Commonwealth virtual event celebrates World Ocean Day, highlighting how protecting the health of the ocean and coastal communities is critical to national and international economic recovery.
The Commonwealth Secretariat has launched an online database to help member countries be aware of and access more than US$170 million of international funding available for ocean-related projects.
At a newly-formed Global SIDS Leadership Group in Brussels this month, Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland urged the international and bilateral donor community to address the impact of climate change on women and young girls in Small Island Developing States.
The Commonwealth Observer Group (COG) to the March 2020 General and Regional Elections in Guyana has concluded that, notwithstanding the many challenges surrounding the elections, the people of Guyana ultimately had the opportunity to exercise their franchise.
The number of people at risk of eye disease trachoma, which can lead to blindness, has almost halved since 2018, said the Commonwealth Secretary-General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC.
As the COVID pandemic continues to cause immeasurable harm to people the world over it has also exposed the vulnerabilities of those already at the fringes of society and exacerbated the marginalisation, stigma, persecution and violence experienced by members of the LGBTI community.
The Second Commonwealth Sustainable Energy Forum concluded today with strong recommendations for member countries to work together to fast-track an inclusive, just and equitable transition to low-carbon energy systems across the Commonwealth.
The Commonwealth Secretariat and the Union for International Cancer Control have launched a new taskforce to step up efforts towards preventing and treating cervical cancer.
The Commonwealth Secretariat is partnering with the Government of Fiji and the Convention Against Torture Initiative (CTI) to host an online three-day workshop to help strengthen anti-torture commitments in Pacific States.
The Commonwealth Secretariat, in partnership with the Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), has published a landmark set of measures to support efforts to fight corruption: the Commonwealth Anti-Corruption Benchmarks.