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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’.

Data, Technology and Digitalisation Series: Digital Skills for Youth Microsoft digital event flyer

10 June 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a webinar in partnership with Microsoft about the skills that young people need to be competitive as employees, entrepreneurs and digital citizens. Over 60 percent of the Commonwealth's 2.4 billion citizens are aged 29 or under. This webinar will offer an opportunity for young people from across the Commonwealth to talk about their digital skills needs and challenges with industry experts.

World Ocean Day 2021 - The Blue Reset: Building resilient and equitable ocean-based economies post-COVID fisherman casting his net

8 June 2021

This high-level Commonwealth virtual event celebrates World Ocean Day, highlighting how protecting the health of the ocean and coastal communities is critical to national and international economic recovery.

Leveraging earth observation technologies to enhance access to climate finance cyclone aerial

7 June 2021

The Commonwealth Secretariat is driving the call for increased use of satellite derived technologies and data to enhance access of climate finance. This virtual event will launch a new discussion paper on the topic, highlighting the experiences of countries involved in the IPP CommonSensing Project.

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.

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.