Commonwealth launches webinar series for youth to take charge of their future

6 July 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a new webinar series for young people to have a louder voice in policy decisions affecting them.

Secretary-General of the Commonwealth speaks on the postponement of CHOGM due to COVID-19 Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland speaking to camera

25 June 2020

Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland spoke to mark the fact that, if not for the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Commonwealth would be holding its CHOGM summit this week in Kigali, Rwanda.

Postponement of CHOGM 2020 due to Covid-19

21 April 2020

As a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it is necessary to postpone the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) scheduled to take place in Kigali, Rwanda on 22 – 27 June 2020.

Coronavirus and the 2020 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Rwanda Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2020 logo

26 March 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat and the Government of Rwanda are monitoring developments regarding the spread and impact of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) very closely. We will apply guidance provided by the World Health Organization and we will update member countries in due course.

Apply to attend the Commonwealth Youth Forum in Rwanda Announcement of Commonwealth Youth Forum in Kigali, Rwanda

27 February 2020

Young people can now apply to attend the Commonwealth Youth Forum in Rwanda this June. The forum will take place in Kigali from 20 to 23 June 2020.

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.

Kingdom of Eswatini aspirations chime with CHOGM 2020 agenda Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland with the Kingdom of eSwatini Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini

30 January 2020

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has welcomed an ambitious development strategy by the Kingdom of Eswatini which, she says, aligns with the Commonwealth's aspirations for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2020 in Rwanda.

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018 London

In April 2018, the UK hosted the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) when leaders from all the member countries came together in London and Windsor.

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

22 November 2019

The countdown to the 2020 Commonwealth Women’s Forum has begun.

Commonwealth Youth Forum 2020 launched in Rwanda Youth at the launch of the Commonwealth Youth Forum

16 October 2019

Young people and senior Rwandan officials have kicked-off the countdown to the 12th Commonwealth Youth Forum.