This joint side event by the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda will focus on the informal use of vulnerability indices in development financing decisions.
This webinar will provide a practical introduction to investor-state dispute settlement with a focus on the Pacific region.
Differences in regulatory systems, and the difficulty in complying with standards, have been identified by the private sector as the second and third greatest concern about doing business in other Commonwealth countries. In response to this concern, in the Commonwealth Good Regulatory Principles were drafted and presented at the 4th meeting of the Regulatory Connectivity Cluster:
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.
This webinar will discuss the findings of a recent study by the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law. Using practical examples, the webinar will demonstrate how international economic law can help to ensure that countries can ‘build back greener’.
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?
In the face of multiple global crises, debt-for-climate swaps are being widely discussed as an instrument to manage mounting public debts, climate change challenges and Covid-19 recovery. Belize is a small island developing state in the Caribbean region facing these challenges. The Government of Belize has requested the Commonwealth Secretariat to provide assistance to design and implement a ‘Debt for Climate/Nature Swap Mechanism’ for the country.
Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 13:00 to 14:30 BST
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.
The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting its 11th Regional Conference for Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa, from 21-24 June 2021.