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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.

Changing Dynamics of Maritime Trade in a Post COVID-19 World: Implications for South Asia

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: Making it Count, the Value of Commonwealth Data UN World Data Forum

5 October 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a UN World Data Forum local meet-up on October 5, 2021, entitled Making it Count, the Value of Commonwealth Data, to discuss the importance of data for sustainable development.

Event: 2021 Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting (CFMM) Commonwealth Ministers of Finance meeting in 2019

12 October 2021

Finance ministers will meet virtually for the 2021 Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting on Tuesday 12 October 2021 from 06:30hrs – 08:30hrs EST / 11:30hrs – 13:00hrs UK Time. 

Event: Commonwealth Secretariat at COP26 COP26 logo

1 November 2021 to 12 November 2021

The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26 is scheduled to be held in Glasgow on 1-12 November, bringing together leaders, negotiators and climate experts to adopt harmonised action for tackling climate change.

Previous Events

Event: Launch of the 2020 Global Youth Development Index Report Young people learning in a group at an event

10 August 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat will unveil its flagship report on global youth development on 10 August 2021. This is the third edition of the Global Youth Development Index, which measures the state of health and wellbeing, education, employment, equality and inclusion, political participation, and security for more than 1.8 billion young people around the world.

Event: Revitalising Commonwealth Trade Post-COVID: Leveraging Maritime Trade and Shipping cargo ship sailing

29 July 2021

As part of the COVID-19 Policy Briefing Series, this webinar will explore maritime trade landscape in the Commonwealth and demonstrate how maritime trade and shipping can help to revitalise Commonwealth trade post-COVID.

Event: Rule of Law Virtual Conversations - Latimer House Principles picture of a gavel

27 July 2021

The webinar will focus on the role that the Commonwealth (Latimer House) Principles on the Three Branches of Government can play in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Event: Mapping mangrove ecosystems using satellite technology Mangroves in Belize

26 July 2021

To mark the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem on 26 July, the Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a virtual event to showcase how powerful satellite technology can support the conservation and sustainable management of mangroves in the Commonwealth.

Event: Launch of the 2021 Commonwealth Trade Review Cover of the Commonwealth Trade Review

13 July 2021

This edition of the biennial Commonwealth Trade Review presents new empirical findings about the impact of the pandemic and outlines practical recommendations to boost trade recovery and build resilience, especially by harnessing digital trade and digital technologies, utilising post-Brexit trading opportunities and promoting more sustainable green and blue economies.