The process is now open to make nominations for the 2022 Commonwealth Youth Awards, which offer successful candidates international recognition and cash prizes. The aim of the awards is to celebrate the outstanding contributions by young people delivering development and progress in Commonwealth countries and communities towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Voters got up early in Zambia this morning and headed straight to the polls, which opened at 6am. Long but COVID-safe queues formed outside polling stations in Lusaka, with people standing a metre apart.
Statement by The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth on the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, released today
The 2020 Global Youth Development Index reveals that the conditions of young people have improved around the world by 3.1 per cent between 2010 and 2018, but the progress remains slow.
The Commonwealth Observer Group (COG) has arrived in Lusaka, Zambia, in preparation for the August 12 general elections.
I strongly condemn the violent assault which took place yesterday, 5 August 2021 on the duly elected Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Hon Ralph Gonsalves, during a protest in the capital Kingstown.
Former President of Tanzania, HE Dr Jakaya Kikwete, will lead a group of eminent persons from across the Commonwealth to observe Zambia’s general elections scheduled for 12 August.
Covid-19 has been an earthquake along the already fraught fault lines of global education. The result has been a deep chasm into which the most vulnerable have fallen: 1.6 billion children were out of education at the height of school closures.
The Commonwealth Observer Group (COG) deployed to Saint Lucia has released an interim statement saying the results of the 2021 General Election ‘conclusively reflect the will of the people.’
Emerging petroleum-producing countries in the Commonwealth, and beyond, are striving to break the historical mould of fossil fuel-driven growth and forge a new path towards economic resilience.