Lack of regulations likely to increase crimes linked to virtual currencies Bitcoins

20 August 2015

A new Commonwealth survey shows lack of regulations around virtual currencies could be exacerbating the risks associated with them.

Calling Commonwealth Composers!

17 August 2015

Selected composers from across the Commonwealth will be given plenty of publicity and exposure as part of this exciting musical project by The Commonwealth Resounds.

Junior election professionals to receive training in Botswana Junior election delegates in Botswana

12 August 2015

The Commonwealth will hold its latest training event for junior election professionals in Gaborone from 10-15 August 2015.

Secretary-General discusses collaboration with the President of Nigeria Secretary-General with the President of Nigeria

11 August 2015

The two leaders agree on areas for possible collaboration.

Commonwealth to observe Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections Flag of Sri Lanka

4 August 2015

Led by the former President of Malta, a team of Commonwealth observers will be deployed to Sri Lanka for Parliamentary Elections scheduled for 17 August 2015.

Pacific Parliamentarians adopt the Pipitea Declaration Pacific Parliamentarians

3 August 2015

Commonwealth Parliamentarians from the Pacific region adopted the Pipitea Declaration to protect and promote human rights and agreed to support the establishment of the Commonwealth Pacific Parliamentary Human Rights Group at a seminar that concluded today

Tribute to Flora Macdonald (1926 – 2015) Commonwealth logo

3 August 2015

Tribute to Flora Macdonald, a former foreign minister of Canada and well-known “Red Tory”, who passed away last week.

Youth participation crucial for future prosperity in Asia Youth representatives at ministerial meeting in New Delhi

30 July 2015

A meeting convened by the Commonwealth Secretariat and hosted by India’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.