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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.

External auditors give Commonwealth clean bill of health Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

17 February 2020

External auditors have given the organisation a clean bill of financial health for the 10th consecutive year.

Commonwealth commitment to environment has deep roots Commonwealth Secretary-general Patricia Scotland at CHOGM park in Malaysia

17 February 2020

Climate change will be high on the agenda when Commonwealth Heads of Government meet in Rwanda this year - more than three decades after their predecessors recognised the threat and drew up a visionary action plan to avert the crisis.

Event: International Women’s Day - ending gender inequality at work A women speaking into a microphone at a conference

6 March 2020

The Commonwealth will host an event on international women’s day to examine ways to close the gender gap in the workforce.

Secretary-General will attend CARICOM summit in Barbados to spur speedy climate action Secretary-General of the Commonwealth with The Bahamas' Minister of Foreign Affairs in Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

14 February 2020

The Secretary-General will reassure Caribbean leaders that the Commonwealth will keep fighting for bold climate action on the global stage. 

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