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The 2nd Debate on Sport and Sustainable Development

6 April 2017

To mark the 2017 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace the Commonwealth Secretariat is convening the 2nd Commonwealth Debate on Sport and Sustainable Development.

Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme

15 March 2017

The Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme will match aspirational young women with experienced professionals in their fields in a new initiative to empower young women.

CommonTies Spring 2017 Event

15 March 2017

CommonTies is a programme for talented young Commonwealth citizens who are temporarily studying or working in the UK.

Commonwealth Youth Awards 2017

15 March 2017

Recognising outstanding young people from Commonwealth countries whose work has contributed to local, national, regional and global development.

Commonwealth Day Live

13 March 2017

Today we celebrate Commonwealth Day under the theme ‘A peace-building Commonwealth’.

Commonwealth Trade Ministers Roundtable

10 March 2017

Commonwealth to host inaugural trade ministers meeting

Commonwealth Peace in the home: Ending domestic violence together initiative

8 March 2017

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will launch a pioneering Peace in the home: Ending domestic violence together initiative as part of the larger strategy focused on ‘A Peace-building Commonwealth’ – the theme for Commonwealth Day and the rest of the year.

Secretary-General to address Human Rights Council

28 February 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Scotland will address the High Level Segment of the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on 28 February 2017.

Commonwealth Class debate: Global Food Security: How can we feed a growing population?

23 February 2017

This debate will look at the critical issue of global food security and compel students to consider possible solutions.

The contribution of sport to the Sustainable Development Goals: Reality or rhetoric?

22 February 2017

Ollie Dudfield reflects on whether assertions that sport is an enabler of sustainable development are a reality or mere rhetoric.