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Event: Rule of Law Virtual Conversations graphic for the web series

27 April 2021 to 15 July 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat will be hosting the Rule of Law Virtual Conversations, a series of webinars addressing contemporary legal topics.

Event: Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda - Second Virtual Deep Dive Session on ICT Infrastructure Development Policy Global trade graphic

15 June 2021

The Digital Connectivity Cluster of the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda is organising its second ‘Deep Dive Session’ on the topic ‘ICT Infrastructure Development Policy: Supporting Data Innovation and Digital Trade’.

Event: 2021 Commonwealth Youth Forum in Rwanda Commonwealth Youth Forum logo

20 June 2021 to 22 June 2021

His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, and Commonwealth Secretary-General, The Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland QC, have announced the postponement of CHOGM 2021 as a result of the continuing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Updates will follow in due course.

Event: 2021 Commonwealth People’s Forum in Rwanda Commonwealth People's Forum Logo

21 June 2021 to 25 June 2021

His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, and Commonwealth Secretary-General, The Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland QC, have announced the postponement of CHOGM 2021 as a result of the continuing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Event: Virtual Workshop on Women's Parliamentary and Transformational Leadership Event card graphic

21 June 2021 to 22 June 2021

This two-day interactive workshop is part of the Commonwealth Secretariat's efforts to foster virtual dialogue through its Inclusive Dialogue and Women's Political Participation webinar series.

Event: 2021 Commonwealth Women’s Forum in Rwanda Commonwealth Women's Forum Logo

21 June 2021

His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, and Commonwealth Secretary-General, The Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland QC, have announced the postponement of CHOGM 2021 as a result of the continuing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Legislative drafting and law reform exchange programme for OECS Member States

22 June 2021

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 13:00 to 14:30 BST

Access to justice for victims of climate change and international environmental crimes

23 June 2021

Which international mechanisms can individuals, communities and affected countries use to obtain redress for harm caused by those most responsible for the devastating consequences of climate change, the illegal and illicit exploitation of natural resources, and the trade and use of harmful substances?

Commonwealth Tourism Seminar

30 June 2021

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the tourism sector in many Commonwealth small states has been disproportionately affected. With this in mind, the Commonwealth Secretariat will be hosting a Ministerial Seminar to discuss the paper on COVID-19 and Tourism: Mapping a Way Forward for Commonwealth Small States.

Previous Events

Commonwealth Small States Youth Climate Policy Boot Camp with the University of Cambridge Antigua Barbuda

28 May 2021

Together with the University of Cambridge, the Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a virtual Policy Boot Camp for young people, to support government investment in youth development across Small State countries.

Event: Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting 2021

20 May 2021 to 21 May 2021

Commonwealth health ministers will meet on 20 and 21 May 2021 for their annual summit.

Joint webinar on the New Post-Brexit Procedural Rules for African, Caribbean, and Pacific exports into the UK Ship at dock

18 May 2021

The Trade Competitiveness Section of the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Secretariat of the Organisation of the African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) are organising a joint webinar on the topic ‘New Post-Brexit Procedural Rules for African, Caribbean, and Pacific Exports into the UK’.

Event: Building effective anti-torture regulatory frameworks for fair systems of justice Woman crying

18 May 2021 to 20 May 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat is partnering with the Government of Fiji and the Convention Against Torture Initiative (CTI) to host an online three-day workshop to help strengthen anti-torture commitments in Pacific States.

Event: 2nd Commonwealth Sustainable Energy Forum Floating wind farm

12 May 2021 to 14 May 2021

The Commonwealth recognises the critical importance of sustainable energy to economic development and the imperative to transition to clean forms of energy.