The Digital Connectivity Cluster of the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda is organising its first ‘Deep Dive Session’ on the topic ‘Digitising Trade Facilitation: the Regulatory and Legislative Framework for Improving Transparency and Efficiency in the Global Trading System’.
Women’s affairs ministers will meet virtually on 10 May to review and strengthen action on gender equality and women’s empowerment in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
We are pleased to announce the official launch of the Hack the Planet Competition by Satellite Applications Catapult and the Commonwealth Secretariat.
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.
The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a series of discussions on cyber and tech issues of common interest to Commonwealth member countries.
Ahead of the 2021 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, the Secretariat will host its annual Commonwealth Debate on Sport and Sustainable Development on 30 March.
This virtual event, co-organised by the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), will focus on the soft infrastructure needs of Commonwealth member countries in relation to training and capacity building around digital infrastructure.
The winners of the annual Commonwealth Youth Awards will be announced on 10 March. The ceremony will take place during Commonwealth Week and will be held virtually for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Twenty finalists from 18 countries are up for five regional awards. Of the five regional winners, one outstanding young person will become the Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2021.
On International Women’s Day, the Commonwealth Secretariat will host a virtual event to put a spotlight on women’s leadership in responding to COVID-19 and charting an equitable recovery.