Solidarity and sympathy in wake of Paris attacks

14 November 2015

The Commonwealth stands in solidarity will all democracies in the face of violent extremism.

Secretary-General recognised for promoting gender equality Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma

13 November 2015

The Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network (CBN) has named Kamalesh Sharma 1st Commonwealth Male Champion of Change.

Focus on Pacific trade-related issues in new development agenda

11 November 2015

Pacific trade officials and experts in the Commonwealth are meeting in Tonga to address trade-related issues affecting the region.

Selection of the sixth Commonwealth Secretary-General Commonwealth Logo

10 November 2015

When leaders gather for the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Malta later this month, they will select a new Secretary-General for the 53-member association.

Countering violent extremism and building peace

9 November 2015

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta will look at ways that governments can counter extremism, prevent radicalisation and build peace.

Ugandan named Commonwealth Youth Worker of the Year 2015

5 November 2015

Uganda's Victor Ochen is the Commonwealth-wide Youth Worker of the Year for 2015

Commonwealth expresses concern over State of Emergency in Maldives

4 November 2015

Maldives Government declaration of a 30-day State of Emergency

Amplifying the voices of women

2 November 2015

First ever Commonwealth Women’s Forum to address lack of women leaders. The Forum will take place ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta (CHOGM).

Deepening the relationship with UNESCO

27 October 2015

Commonwealth Secretary-General, Kamalesh Sharma and the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova agree to strengthen their relationship during a working lunch at Marlborough House.

Video: Protecting diaspora remittances

26 October 2015

The Commonwealth Secretariat speaks to remittance senders and experts about the impact of recent anti-money laundering measures on money transfers.