Commonwealth leaders issue statement on Post-2015 Agenda

26 September 2014

Commonwealth Heads of Government have endorsed a Commonwealth Statement on the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda

Commonwealth Foreign Ministers meet in New York Commonwealth Foreign Ministers meet in New York

26 September 2014

Commonwealth Foreign Ministers held their annual meeting yesterday at the United Nations in New York where they discussed a range of issues including the association's work in promoting democracy and good governance, development challenges, the Commonwealth’s work in supporting its small states and the Ebola crisis in parts of West Africa.

Commonwealth Heads of Government, Foreign Ministers meet in New York Commonwealth Heads of Government, Foreign Ministers to meet in New York

22 September 2014

The 13th annual meeting of Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers will take place in New York this week alongside the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Jamaica hosts Caribbean & Americas regional workshop for Commonwealth Junior Election Professionals

22 September 2014

The Commonwealth today launched its latest training event for junior election professionals in Kingston, Jamaica, in partnership with the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ).

Introducing the Commonwealth: Helping every voice to be heard

19 September 2014

Ever wondered what the Commonwealth stands for today? We've launched a video to show who and what the Commonwealth is about.

Statement by the Commonwealth Secretary-General on Fiji elections

18 September 2014

"The election in Fiji has been a welcome turning point. The Charter of the Commonwealth recognises the inalienable right of all Commonwealth citizens to participate in democratic processes, in particular through free and fair elections in shaping the societies in which they live.

Commonwealth welcomes peace agreement in Mozambique Mozambique Island Bridge

5 September 2014

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today welcomed the signing of a peace agreement between Mozambican President Armando Guebuza and Afonso Dhlakama, the leader of Renamo, the opposition political party, ahead of next month’s presidential, parliamentary and regional assembly elections.

2015 Commonwealth theme announced Group of young people raise their arms up in the air in celebration

4 September 2014

‘A Young Commonwealth’ has been chosen as the theme for Commonwealth Day 2015, which takes place on 9 March.

Why a youth goal in the post-2015 agenda? Why a Youth Goal in the Post 2015 Agenda?

4 September 2014

The Organisation of African Youth and partners recently convened for a High Level Youth Policy Dialogue on Sustainable Development Goals from 19th-21st August 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya.