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Event: Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting in Indonesia, 2018

17 October 2019

The Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting (CFMM) will take place on 17 October 2019 in the margins of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington D.C. It will be chaired by Cyprus, and will focus on the theme ‘Avoiding Debt Crises: The Role of Creditors and Debtors’.

Event: Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting A gavel resting on a book

4 November 2019 to 7 November 2019

The biennial Commonwealth Law Ministers’ Meeting (CLMM) will be taking place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 4 to 7 November 2019.

Event: Commonwealth Youth Work Week 2019

4 November 2019 to 10 November 2019

The Commonwealth Youth Work Week will be celebrated across the 53 member countries from 4-10 November.

Open Ended Working Group Meeting on Model Indicators on Sport and the SDGs Women speaker making a point in the meeting

20 November 2019

The 2nd Open Ended Working Group Meeting on Model Indicators on Sport and the SDGs will be held at International Labour Organisation (ILO) headquarters in Geneva on November 20th 2019.

Event: 2020 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Commonwealth Youth Award Winners with Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

12 March 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General will launch the 2020 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work on August 28.

Previous Events

Event: Commonwealth Trade Ministers Meeting A ship tied up at port with shipping containers, a truck carrying a shipping container and a plane

10 October 2019

The Commonwealth Trade Ministers Meeting is scheduled to take place in London on 10 October 2019 at Marlborough House

Common Earth Conference Earth observation from the outer space

3 October 2019

The all day event will be held at Marlborough House, London on Thursday 3 October. Convened by the Commonwealth and its implementation partner on regenerative development, the Cloudburst Foundation, it will be the official launch of Common Earth - an international consortium aimed at collectively creating and harnessing strategies to restore the damage caused by climate change and achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Event: 12th Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting Three women sitting at a conference

19 September 2019 to 20 September 2019

“Action” will be the buzz word when Commonwealth Ministers of Women’s Affairs meet in Nairobi for their triennial summit

ICT and Innovation Open Day

29 July 2019

The Open Day is an opportunity for the High Commissioners, Commonwealth organisations and partners to understand, appreciate and reflect on the work done so far. During the day, the Commonwealth Secretariat and partners will showcase new products and services.

Event: Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Meeting

10 July 2019

The 19th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Meeting will take place at the Commonwealth’s headquarters in Marlborough House, London, on 10 July 2019.

Event: Commonwealth Awards for Excellence in SDG Implementation in Small States

26 June 2019 to 27 June 2019

The inaugural Commonwealth Awards for Excellence in Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) implementation in Small States will be hosted by the Commonwealth Small States Centre of Excellence at the InterContinental Hotel in Malta on June 26-27, 2019. 

Event: Commonwealth Symposium on Climate Finance: Unlocking Climate Finance for Vulnerable Countries A damaged house

24 June 2019 to 25 June 2019

The Commonwealth Symposium on Climate Finance will take place on 24 -25 June in St. Julian's, Malta and will be the first international climate finance gathering of its kind

Event: Natural Resource Sovereign Wealth Fund Workshop

24 June 2019 to 25 June 2019

The Commonwealth will host a workshop in London on 24-25 June on natural resource sovereign wealth funds (NRSWF).

Event: Commonwealth Blue Charter - All Champions Meeting

18 June 2019 to 21 June 2019

This event will reflect on the work carried out by Blue Charter Action Groups over the past year within the context of wider ocean issues.

Event: Duke of Sussex to present Commonwealth innovation awards

14 June 2019

Prince Harry will attend the inaugural Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards on 14 June at a garden party marking the Commonwealth’s 70th anniversary.