Sri Lanka hosts Commonwealth regional human rights seminar for parliamentarians Parliament of Sri Lanka by Kolitha de Silva

29 January 2016

The Government of Sri Lanka will host a Commonwealth seminar next week to improve human rights in Asia by strengthening the role of parliamentarians and establishing a dedicated regional network.

Secretary-General thanks Commonwealth-accredited organisations Secretary-General thanks Commonwealth-accredited organisations

29 January 2016

Representatives of Commonwealth-accredited bodies gathered this week at a special meeting to build on outcomes of last year’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

Commonwealth must strive for decent work for all and inclusive development

28 January 2016

The Commonwealth should seek "equitable and decent work for all” to ensure no-one is left behind in a fast-changing world, states Deodat Maharaj at a joint conference of UNDP and the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Combatting domestic violence in Guyana through the justice system Combatting domestic violence in Guyana through the justice system

28 January 2016

A seminar, giving knowledge and skills to more effectively deal with domestic abuse was organised by the Commonwealth Secretariat, in partnership with Guyana’s judiciary and the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association.

Experts praise $1 trillion Commonwealth ‘trade advantage’ Experts praise $1 trillion Commonwealth ‘trade advantage’

27 January 2016

An audience of trade experts, High Commissioners and media gathered yesterday to debate the trade prospects for 53 member countries

Teachers in Mauritius trained to educate students on human rights

22 January 2016

Human rights education will make children in Mauritius become responsible citizens, global citizens and consolidate its identity as a rainbow nation

Commonwealth ministerial group reaching for quality education Commonwealth Education Ministerial Group meeting

22 January 2016

The Chair of a new Commonwealth Education Ministerial Group warns that countries are “still falling short” on outcomes for schoolchildren and students.

Education Hub discusses the changing patterns in boys' educational achievement

22 January 2016

New e-discussion launched on Commonwealth Education Hub.

Harnessing technology for a more connected Commonwealth

20 January 2016

With more than half the world’s population still without access to the internet, closing the digital divide between the haves and have-nots should be a “global priority”, Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has said.