Women’s Forum urged to ‘be bold and hold leaders accountable’ Lakshmi Puri, UN Deputy Executive Director of UN Women addresses the official opening of the Commonwealth Women's Forum in Malta

23 November 2015

Commonwealth’s first ever Women’s Forum participants were urged to increase pressure on leaders to take action on gender discrimination.

Social entrepreneur from Uganda honoured for his ‘Bright Idea’

23 November 2015

A pioneering young entrepreneur from Uganda, Dr Charles Batte, has been named as the winner of the ‘Bright Ideas from a Young Commonwealth’ contest.

New report reveals Commonwealth edge on trade

23 November 2015

The report to be released ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta, provides a detailed assessment of Commonwealth trading patterns and prospects.

Commonwealth civil society meets to debate ‘What makes societies resilient?’

23 November 2015

The Commonwealth People’s Forum 2015 (CPF), the largest gathering of civil societies pan Commonwealth was launched on 23 November 2015 in Malta.

Malta Prime Minister opens first Women’s Forum

22 November 2015

Delegates were welcomed to the first Commonwealth Women’s Forum ahead of the Commonwealth summit.

Commonwealth Youth Forum 2015: Secretary-General's opening remarks Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma

21 November 2015

Commonwealth Youth Forum 2015 – Opening Ceremony Theme: Adding Global Value…#WhatNext? Remarks by Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma.

‘Be outrageous!’ Youth Forum opens with call to action from PM of Malta

21 November 2015

More than 200 youth leaders gather in Malta for the 10th Commonwealth Youth Forum ahead of the Commonwealth summit

Commonwealth summit begins with forum of youth leaders

20 November 2015

Four hundred youth delegates from the Commonwealth meet in Malta this week and call for governments to partner with young people on issues of inequality, unemployment, climate change and extremism.

Commonwealth Women’s Forum to fight gender discrimination Women at meeting

20 November 2015

First ever Commonwealth Women’s Forum will call on member governments to meet a 30 per cent target for women in leadership and boost the number of female entrepreneurs.

Tackling migration challenges

17 November 2015

For a significant number of people migration is not a choice, but rather something they are forced into against their will.