Five years ago more than 40 babies born in Jamaican hospitals became infected with lethal bacteria - half of them died. The situation caught the attention of Jamaican technology student Rayvon Stewart who set about finding a way to curb the spread of harmful germs.
As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts communities across the Commonwealth, the Commonwealth is urging countries and their citizens to make use of the information and resources provided by the World Health Organization.
The Commonwealth has developed a coronavirus tracker that shows daily cases in member countries. The tracker collects data from the World Health Organization (WHO) and shows the total confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths in the affected member countries.
Earlier this year the UK announced it was putting conditions on part of its funding to the Commonwealth Secretariat. We can now confirm the United Kingdom's £4.7million worth of funds has been received.
The Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub has successfully helped Jamaica to secure a grant of over US$270,000 to integrate gender concerns into their climate action planning process.
The nomination deadline has been extended for 9 youth leaders to represent the Commonwealth’s 1.4 billion young people on the Commonwealth Youth Council. Have you got what it takes?
The Commonwealth is making the internet a safer place, by helping countries make new cybercrime laws and fight crime together.
The international election observation missions in Guyana are deeply concerned about the continued lack of transparency in the ascertainment of results for Region 4.
Four outstanding young people have won Commonwealth Youth Awards for innovative projects that are delivering sustainable development in their countries.
An annual reception to mark Commonwealth Day was held at Marlborough House, the Commonwealth’s headquarters in London today.