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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.

Event: Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda – First Virtual Deep Dive Session on Digitising Trade Facilitation connection lines across a city

11 May 2021

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’.

Event: Inaugural meeting of Commonwealth Womens Affairs Ministers Action Group Women speaking at the Commonwealth Women's Affairs Meeting in Kenya

10 May 2021

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.

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.

Event: Fifth annual Commonwealth Debate on Sport and Sustainable Development Athletes boxing

30 March 2021

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.

Event: Joint Webinar - Tackling the digital infrastructure divide in the Commonwealth Computer server room

25 March 2021

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.