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Young researchers bring fresh solutions to pressing digital challenges Young researchers presenting evidence-based policy solutions

28 May 2019

Twenty-five young researchers have presented evidence-based policy solutions to leverage opportunities arising from the digital transformation for member countries

Young African entrepreneurs pledge to turn youth unemployment into opportunity Young African entrepreneurs at a workshop in Tanzania

24 May 2019

Young business leaders from 17 African countries have explored fresh solutions to overcome employment and entrepreneurship challenges at a workshop in Tanzania

Two Mauritius universities to offer degree in Commonwealth youth work Mauritius’ Minister of Youth and Sports, Stephan Toussaint speaking at a three-day workshop

23 May 2019

Mauritius’ Minister of Youth and Sports, Stephan Toussaint, has announced that two universities in his country will offer a degree in Commonwealth youth work starting in August.

Malawi election handled with 'professionalism and dedication': observer group Commonwealth Observer Group Chair, Thabo Mbeki, speaks at a press conference

23 May 2019

As Malawians await the results of their general elections, the Commonwealth group observing the polls has commended the country for ensuring a peaceful electoral process to date

Secretary-General outlines four pillars to nurture future Commonwealth leaders Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

22 May 2019

The Secretary-General has outlined four pillars designed to nurture Commonwealth students into future leaders.

Good regulatory practice key to Commonwealth trade Members of the ‘regulatory connectivity’ cluster of the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda

22 May 2019

Committed to achieving $2 trillion worth of intra-Commonwealth trade by 2030, policymakers from across the Commonwealth agreed to use good regulatory practices (GRPs) to boost trade and help businesses flourish.

Trade officials outline Connectivity roadmap to 2020 Commonwealth summit Deputy Secretary-General Arjoon Suddhoo at a meeting for Commonwealth Trade officials

22 May 2019

Trade officials have concluded a meeting in London, where they created a roadmap to fully leverage the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda (CCA) to boost trade benefits for 2.4 billion people.

Sri Lanka cricket team champions Commonwealth Peace at the Crease Secretary-General Patricia Scotland is presented a signed commemorative bat from Sri Lankan cricket team

21 May 2019

The Sri Lankan cricket team has congratulated the Commonwealth on its Peace at the Crease initiative

Observers deployed across Malawi as voting begins in tripartite elections Commonwealth Observers watching the voting process in Malawi

21 May 2019

As dawn broke, people queued to exercise their democratic right to choose a president, members of parliament and local councillors

Health ministers focus on the needs of the most vulnerable Layne Robinson, Iferemi Waqainabete and Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

20 May 2019

At the annual Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting in Geneva on Sunday, ministers discussed the need to prioritise women, youth, people with disabilities and vulnerable groups, in their ongoing push towards universal health coverage (UHC).