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Australia, Britain and Canada commit to climate change action at Commonwealth summit

27 November 2015

Commonwealth countries pledge billions of pounds to climate action in a special session at the Commonwealth summit.

New Secretary-General of the Commonwealth announced

27 November 2015

Baroness Scotland selected Commonwealth Secretary-General.

CHOGM 2015 official opening

27 November 2015

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Opening Ceremony in Malta.

Prince of Wales proposes new initiative to help environmental projects

26 November 2015

The Prince of Wales addressing delegates at the Commonwealth summit.

New fund set to boost trade in Commonwealth countries

26 November 2015

New trade financing fund announced to help boost trade and investment flows, particularly for small and developing countries.

27 Commonwealth posts come together to produce unique stamp sheet

26 November 2015

27 postal administrations within the Commonwealth have come together to produce a unique stamp sheet to mark the 50th anniversary of the Commonwealth Secretariat.

National human rights institutions press for rights-based approach in negotiations National human rights institutions press for rights-based approach in negotiations

25 November 2015

An outcome statement by the Commonwealth Forum of National Human Rights Institutions calls on leaders to prioritise human rights in their discussions on climate change, migration and security.

Small States Centre of Excellence “a life line” Small states

25 November 2015

The Government of Malta and the Commonwealth Secretariat will fund a new initiative to help small states recover from natural disasters, manage debt and get more women into enterprise.

We need a step-up in political commitment on climate change Mary Robinson President, Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice. UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy on Climate Change

25 November 2015

The United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Change Mary Robinson urged developing countries to “develop without emissions” to achieve a zero carbon world.

Commonwealth youth leaders seek empowered partnerships Youth Forum Day 5

25 November 2015

CHOGM Youth Forum: Youth leaders call for governments to prioritise youth employment opportunities and to empower young people.

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