Secretary-General statement on Cameroon deaths Cameroon flag

18 February 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has issued the following statement in response to an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon on 14 February which reportedly left 23 people dead, the majority of them children.

16 finalists announced for the Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020 Commonwealth Youth Award on table

18 February 2020

Sixteen extraordinary individuals including innovators, activists and entrepreneurs from 12 countries have been shortlisted for this year’s Commonwealth Youth Awards.

External auditors give Commonwealth clean bill of health Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

17 February 2020

External auditors have given the organisation a clean bill of financial health for the 10th consecutive year.

Commonwealth commitment to environment has deep roots Commonwealth Secretary-general Patricia Scotland at CHOGM park in Malaysia

17 February 2020

Climate change will be high on the agenda when Commonwealth Heads of Government meet in Rwanda this year - more than three decades after their predecessors recognised the threat and drew up a visionary action plan to avert the crisis.

Secretary-General will attend CARICOM summit in Barbados to spur speedy climate action Secretary-General of the Commonwealth with The Bahamas' Minister of Foreign Affairs in Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

14 February 2020

The Secretary-General will reassure Caribbean leaders that the Commonwealth will keep fighting for bold climate action on the global stage. 

School in Malaysia honours Secretary-General with theatre naming

12 February 2020

A Malaysian school which launched a scholarship programme for students from Commonwealth countries and aspires to be a centre for music and dramatic arts, has named its new state-of-the-art auditorium in honour of the Commonwealth Secretary-General.

Apply now for Malaysian scholarships for Commonwealth students Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland with two men holding a certificate

12 February 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has launched a new scholarship at the King Henry VIII College in Selangor, Malaysia.

Young people hold the key to a peaceful Commonwealth, Secretary-General tells faith seminar Commonwealth Secretary-General as guest of honour at a Faith in the Commonwealth seminar in Malaysia

10 February 2020

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland spoke as guest of honour at a Faith in the Commonwealth seminar at the Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization in Kuala Lumpur.

Maldives flag flies at Commonwealth headquarters The Foreign Minister of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid, raising the Maldives Flag

6 February 2020

The Maldives flag is flying once again at the Commonwealth headquarters, after the country rejoined the Commonwealth last weekend.

Commonwealth remembers former Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi President of Kenya Daniel Arap Moi arrives at London's heathrow airport to attend the 1977 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), UK.

4 February 2020

The Commonwealth laments the passing of Daniel Arap Moi, statesman and second president of the Republic of Kenya.