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.
Sixteen extraordinary individuals including innovators, activists and entrepreneurs from 12 countries have been shortlisted for this year’s Commonwealth Youth Awards.
External auditors have given the organisation a clean bill of financial health for the 10th consecutive year.
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.
The Secretary-General will reassure Caribbean leaders that the Commonwealth will keep fighting for bold climate action on the global stage.
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.
The Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has launched a new scholarship at the King Henry VIII College in Selangor, Malaysia.
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.
The Maldives flag is flying once again at the Commonwealth headquarters, after the country rejoined the Commonwealth last weekend.
The Commonwealth laments the passing of Daniel Arap Moi, statesman and second president of the Republic of Kenya.