Commonwealth Coronavirus Response Centre Stock picture of a virus

16 April 2020

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is a global health and societal emergency that requires effective and immediate action by governments, organisations and individuals.

Commonwealth to support Zambia and Belize to enhance climate action People in a village by a lake in Zambia

15 April 2020

The Commonwealth has signed a new agreement with NDC Partnership to support Zambia and Belize with their climate action plans.

Commonwealth helps Tonga become first Pacific Island to receive adaptation planning grant Tonga coastline

15 April 2020

The Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub has helped Tonga secure a grant of over $1.6 million USD from the Green Climate Fund to help the country adapt to climate change.

Commonwealth support secures grant to help Mauritian farmers adapt to changing climate Farmer tending to his patch

8 April 2020

The Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub has supported Mauritius to secure a €600,000 grant to help smallholder farmers adapt to the changing climate in Mauritius.

Embracing tech to tackle coronavirus Fintech on a tablet screen

8 April 2020

A mere four months ago, many of us had never heard the term coronavirus, yet now the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease it causes, fills our news feeds – and our thoughts— every day.

We should not go back to business as usual after coronavirus, says Secretary-General Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland

7 April 2020

Today there is an eerie silence across the globe. Bustling cities have gone quiet and highways that were once jammed with bumper to bumper traffic, are empty.

The Queen tells Commonwealth ‘we will succeed’ in fight against coronavirus Her Majesty The Queen

6 April 2020

Her Majesty The Queen has said “we will succeed” in the fight against the coronavirus, in a rare televised address to the Commonwealth.

Exercise can be good for you and your country especially during a crisis like COVID-19 Stretching at morning boot camp in Tonga

6 April 2020

Public parks have been gated shut, beaches emptied and stadia deserted, as an unprecedented 2.5 billion people across the world are told to sit at home.

Sport policy during the coronavirus pandemic A football on a pitch

31 March 2020

To help sports policymakers and officials make good decisions about sport and exercise during the pandemic the Commonwealth is sharing lessons learned so far by sports policymakers around the Commonwealth.

Young Jamaican’s invention could help tackle the spread of viruses like COVID-19 Rayvon Stewart, young Jamaican inventor

31 March 2020

Five years ago more than 40 babies born in Jamaican hospitals became infected with lethal bacteria - half of them died. The situation caught the attention of Jamaican technology student Rayvon Stewart who set about finding a way to curb the spread of harmful germs.

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