Consortium to boost youth work training announced at Commonwealth conference

10 March 2016

Academic institutions from across the Commonwealth have agreed a partnership to increase access to youth work education and training globally.

Commonwealth Day 2016: Celebrating an inclusive Commonwealth

10 March 2016

Fifty-three countries will come together to celebrate Commonwealth Day 2016 on 14 March under the theme ‘An Inclusive Commonwealth’.

Barbados and Saint Lucia reach agreement to settle maritime boundary

10 March 2016

The Caribbean island nations of Barbados and Saint Lucia have agreed on the delimitation of maritime boundary between their two countries.

Youth worker groups join forces to establish Commonwealth alliance

9 March 2016

Youth worker organisations from across the Commonwealth have joined forces to establish an international coalition.

International Women’s Day: ‘We must put right all the ills against women’

8 March 2016

“Any gender disadvantage in education is not only morally deficient but is also economically inefficient.” stated Guy Hewitt, the Barbados High Commissioner to the UK.

Initiative to strengthen health systems in post-Ebola Sierra Leone

8 March 2016

The Commonwealth Secretariat will work with the government of Sierra Leone to enhance its public health protection policy, particularly in the context of achieving universal health coverage.

International Women’s Day 2016: Ending global inequality in education

1 March 2016

To mark International Women’s Day, the Commonwealth Secretariat will hold a panel discussion in London on 8 March under the theme, 'Sustained education of women and girls for their economic and political empowerment'.

Trinidad and Tobago forum addresses accountability and transparency in the Caribbean

29 February 2016

Caribbean countries are already facing economic challenges such as unsustainable levels of debt and vulnerabilities due to climate change and cannot afford to fall victim to corruption.