Home >News and events >Upcoming events

Event: Commonwealth Secretariat at COP26 Commonwealth at COP26

31 October 2021 to 12 November 2021

The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26 is scheduled to be held in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November. At COP26, the Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting its first ever Commonwealth Pavilion, to serve as an inclusive and collaborative space for member countries and accredited organisations. Explore the schedule of events now and watch the livestream from November 1. You can also follow the Commonwealth Secretariat at COP26 on social media by using the hashtag #CommonwealthForClimate.

Previous Events

Event: Changing Dynamics of Maritime Trade in a Post COVID-19 World: Implications for South Asia Cargo ship sailing in the sea

30 September 2021

Joint webinar hosted by the Commonwealth Secretariat, the National University of Singapore and The Institute of South Asian Studies on the impact of COVID-19 on maritime trade and intensified security threats across Asia and the implications of these developments in South Asia, the world’s most populous region.

Event: Terrorism and the Internet in Africa Event graphic

27 September 2021 to 1 October 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Unit is delivering a series of online events entitled: Regional Workshops on Preventing Terrorist Use of the Internet: The Role for Commonwealth Governments in Africa.

Event: Launch of the 1st Self-Paced E-learning course on Digital Infrastructure and the Digital Divide Laptop with a pen and paper

21 September 2021

Infrastructure drives effective and functioning economies, it contributes to the competitiveness of economies and aids trade and investment.

UNGA side-event: Launch of the ‘Join the Chorus’ resources for domestic violence prevention

20 September 2021

A collection of “Join the Chorus” resources designed to prevent domestic and sexual violence, including a public service message, will be launched at a special event on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 20 September.

Event: Enhancing Coordination on Sustainable Land Management for Increased Climate Resilience in Africa Farmer standing in a field.

9 September 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a webinar to enhance coordinated action towards sustainable land management (SLM) by increasing awareness and advocating for country-driven climate finance access for Commonwealth member countries.