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Join Commonwealth during London Global Cancer Week London Global Cancer Week logo

15 November 2020 to 20 November 2020

From 15 to 20 November, the Secretariat is joining forces with the Commonwealth Foundation and London Global Cancer Week to focus on strategies to prevent and treat the rising cases of this deadly disease.

Event for young peace ambassadors: The Power of Youth to Build Peace in the Commonwealth Flyer for event

10 November 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Unit in partnership with the Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network (CYPAN), is pleased to announce an upcoming event, entitled The Power of Youth to Build Peace in the Commonwealth.

COVID-19 and Commodities: Assessing the impact on exports from Commonwealth countries  TEA PLANTATIONS IN MURANGA_ KENYA

5 November 2020

Commodity exports constitute a large share of world merchandise trade for many developing and developed countries. In 2019, of the US$18.9 trillion merchandise trade, around one third comprised commodities – 25 per cent and 30 per cent for developed and developing countries, respectively.

Event: Commonwealth Action Series: Episode five on youth leadership in decision-making Youth Action series episode 5

4 November 2020

Young people will host the fifth episode of the Commonwealth Action Series to discuss ways to challenge the status quo and secure a voice in decision-making.

Event: Commonwealth Diplomats Induction Programme Panel at the Diplomats induction

3 November 2020 to 5 November 2020

The annual Commonwealth Diplomats Induction Programme (CDIP) is a master class in the Commonwealth, organised for senior diplomats from member countries.

Get involved with Youth Work Week in November youth week commonwealth

2 November 2020 to 6 November 2020

Youth workers today face tough and ever-increasing demands, supporting a population burdened with the multiplying and intensifying challenges of unemployment, pandemic, conflict and climate change.  

Towards UN LDC5 - Recovery from COVID-19 Hurricane

21 October 2020 to 23 October 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is wreaking havoc on development progress. It also presents an opportunity for rethinking the economic vulnerability of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), and developing countries more generally.

Event: Harnessing force of youth to tackle climate change Young people setting up solar panels

15 October 2020

Their World, Their Future, Action Now was an event co-hosted by the Commonwealth Secretariat with the University of Cambridge’s Resilience and Sustainable Development Programme (RSDP).

Event: Commonwealth Fintech Week Commonwealth Fintech Week Banner

28 September 2020 to 2 October 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting its first Fintech Week from 28 September to 2 October.

Event: Ministers and officials to discuss small state financing in UNGA meeting st lucia

24 September 2020

Ministers and senior officials will meet in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly on September 24 to discuss the urgent need for improved access to financial resources and debt relief for small states.