Boosting Pacific economies through resilience profiling Soloman islands

20 January 2016

A new Commonwealth initiative aims to strengthen national economies in the Pacific by pinpointing development challenges and identifying targeted solutions.

Vanuatu election: “We are not a faraway country that no-one recognises”

20 January 2016

Vanuatu officials thank election observers for their partnership and commitment to good governance.

Sierra Leone national consultation to rebuild export economy Sierra Leone national consultation to rebuild export economy

20 January 2016

A national consultation begins in Sierra Leone today to help the country’s small and medium enterprises reach new export markets.

Commonwealth observers urge women and youth to participate

19 January 2016

Spokesperson and Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group today called for peace, inclusiveness and transparency in Vanuatu’s election on 22 January.

Election 2016: The Commonwealth observes Vanuatu’s general election

18 January 2016

Voters in Vanuatu go to the polls on 22 January to elect a new Government. Read full coverage.

Vanuatu welcomes Commonwealth election observers

17 January 2016

Commonwealth election observers arrive as Vanuatu prepares to go the polls.

Commonwealth report brings fresh perspective to global trade issues

14 January 2016

The Commonwealth Secretariat and Trade out of Poverty All-Party Parliamentary Group host seminar at the House of Commons on the subject of the Commonwealth in the unfolding global trade landscape.

Guyana National and Regional Elections 2016: Final Report

14 January 2016

Read the Final Report from the Commonwealth Observer Group for the 2015 Guyana National and Regional Elections.

New Chair of Commonwealth Youth Council to ‘translate ideas to action’ Kishva Ambigapathy, Chairperson of the Commonwealth Youth Council

12 January 2016

Newly elected chairperson of the Commonwealth Youth Council, Kishva Ambigapathy, pledges to play an active role in promoting youth development by “translating ideas to action”.

The Commonwealth to observe Vanuatu elections Vanuatu flag

11 January 2016

A former Prime Minister of The Bahamas, Hubert Ingraham, will lead a Commonwealth Observer Group to Vanuatu for its General Election on 22 January.