Commonwealth and partners launch first online course for using sport for sustainable development People boxing at a stadium in Tonga

21 July 2020

A new free online course will help people and organisations harness the potential of sport in their work towards achieving sustainable development.

Youth kick-off Commonwealth Action Series with call for inclusion and equality screen shot of the panelists

20 July 2020

The innovation, talent and expertise of young people are crucial ingredients in the fight against COVID-19, climate change and economic crises.

Commonwealth support secures grant to help St Lucia build climate resilience

17 July 2020

The Commonwealth, through the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub  has supported Saint Lucia to secure a new climate finance grant from the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN).  The $200,000 grant will enhance the climate resilience of local communities in Saint Lucia.

Commonwealth issues joint statement on the COVID-19 pandemic The Commonwealth

16 July 2020

Commonwealth leaders from all 54 member states have today issued a joint statement on the COVID-19 pandemic and steps that member states are taking to fight the pandemic and to work together in support of each other and broader global efforts.

Namibia 2019 General Elections ‘competitive, generally peaceful and well managed’ Commonwealth Observer press conference

15 July 2020

The participation of an independent candidate and the candidacy of a woman for president were “unprecedented developments” in Namibia’s electoral history, according to a Commonwealth Observer Group.

Commonwealth launches webinar series for youth to take charge of their future

6 July 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a new webinar series for young people to have a louder voice in policy decisions affecting them.

Caribbean countries explore strategies to shield young people from COVID-19 shock Uganda’s Minister of State for Gender, Labour and Social Development Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi

6 July 2020

Caribbean ministries of youth have met to discuss how best to protect young people from the damaging impacts of COVID-19.

Friends of the Commonwealth Secretariat mark Commonwealth Secretariat’s 55th Anniversary at event in India Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

3 July 2020

The 55th anniversary of the founding of the Commonwealth Secretariat has been marked by supporters in India during a special virtual event.

Deadline to enter 2021 Commonwealth education awards extended Teacher with students in a Solomon Islands College

30 June 2020

The deadline to enter the 2021 Commonwealth education awards for good practice has been extended to 31 August 2020.

Commonwealth Secretary-General congratulates Malawians and newly elected President, urges unity Woman voting in Malawi

30 June 2020

The Secretary-General congratulates the people of Malawi for their resolute commitment to democracy demonstrated in the conduct of the 23 June 2020 election