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

27 April 2021 to 10 June 2021

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

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.

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’.

Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting 2021

19 May 2021 to 20 May 2021

Commonwealth health ministers will meet on 19 and 20 May 2021 for their annual summit.

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: Fighting corruption through the Commonwealth Anti-Corruption Benchmarks Globe with justice scales with coins around it

2 June 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat, in partnership with the Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), has published a landmark set of measures to support efforts to fight corruption: the Commonwealth Anti-Corruption Benchmarks.

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 Women’s Forum in Rwanda Commonwealth Women's Forum Logo

21 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.

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.

Previous Events

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

27 April 2021 to 10 June 2021

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

Event: Virtual Commonwealth Learning Week Secretary-General of Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland speaking at the event in 2019

27 April 2021 to 29 April 2021

As the world continues to grapple with the far-reaching impacts of COVID-19, the Commonwealth Secretariat is adapting rapidly to new pressures, while maintaining efforts towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Event: Official launch of the Hack the Planet Competition Hack the planet graphic

22 April 2021

We are pleased to announce the official launch of the Hack the Planet Competition by Satellite Applications Catapult and the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Event: How women and girls in the Commonwealth are building their digital skills flyer graphic for the event

22 April 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat is partnering with Google for a virtual event to discuss the experiences of women and girls in obtaining the skills to thrive in the digital world.

Event: Join the Commonwealth Voices on Cyber virtual roundtable series Computer on desk displaying code

20 April 2021 to 22 April 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a series of discussions on cyber and tech issues of common interest to Commonwealth member countries.