Pacific governments meet to strengthen public service delivery  Two women are seated whilst attending public service delivery meeting

27 May 2015

The Prime Minister of Samoa has signalled that central government agencies should be strengthened to “lead and drive relevant reforms” that improve the delivery of public services.

Better for business – Young East African entrepreneurs join forces  Young entrepreneurs

22 May 2015

To drive business and create employment opportunities, youth entrepreneurship organisations from six East African Commonwealth countries have agreed to join forces and form a regional alliance.

Ministers focus on investing in health A page of healthcare statistics

18 May 2015

Ministers called for greater investment to strengthen health systems in efforts to combat non-communicable diseases

#WhatNext: Social media campaign for young people to influence CHOGM 2015 #WhatNext social media campaign

16 May 2015

Young people from all over the Commonwealth are being asked to help set the agenda for CHOGM 2015 by participating in a social media campaign.

Consultation with Commonwealth Accredited Organisations Commonwealth Accredited Organisations meet at Marlborough House

15 May 2015

Representatives of Commonwealth Accredited Organisations gathered yesterday at Marlborough House, the London headquarters of the Commonwealth.

Health ministers to tackle increasing burden on services Nurses at work with patients

14 May 2015

Finding ways to meet the health needs of an ageing, growing population with long-term, complex illnesses will dominate discussions at this year’s CHMM.

Commonwealth Electoral Network: setting the ‘gold standard’ in elections Nigerian voters use a portable electronic voter authentication device to place their vote

11 May 2015

The Commonwealth Electoral Network aims to ensure elections around the 53-nation Commonwealth community are fair, credible and transparent.

New declaration reinforces commitments to prevent and end child marriage Delegates at working session of the Commonwealth Forum of National Human Rights Institutions on early and forced marriage and sexual violence in conflict

7 May 2015

Commonwealth National Human Rights Institutions agree a new Declaration to prevent and end child marriage in the Commonwealth.

National human rights institutions meet to consider stronger efforts to end child marriage School children in Malaysia

1 May 2015

The working session will be convened by the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Commonwealth Forum for National Human Rights Institutions in Kigali, Rwanda, 5-7 May 2015.

Commonwealth to observe Guyana elections Fishermen near Berbice river in Guyana

1 May 2015

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has constituted an Observer Group for the 2015 Guyana National and Regional Elections following an invitation from the Government of Guyana.