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Secretary-General opens innovation awards for sustainable development Secretary-General Innovation Awards banner

5 November 2020

A Commonwealth prize recognising the most impactful innovations in sustainable development has been launched by the Secretary-General.

Commonwealth and UN Technology Bank join forces to support least developed countries

3 November 2020

The Commonwealth and UN Technology Bank have formed a new partnership to support least developed countries (LDCs) through technology transfer, capacity.

Statement by Commonwealth Secretary-General on the 2020 General Elections in the United Republic Of Tanzania Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

2 November 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, has strongly urged authorities to investigate allegations regarding the recent general election in the United Republic of Tanzania of serious electoral irregularities, violence and of deaths, particularly in Zanzibar.

Commonwealth’s ambitions for supporting youth work sector Secretary-General of the Commonwealth speaking with youth leaders

2 November 2020

In Commonwealth Youth Work Week each year we acknowledge and accord due recognition the critical role of youth workers, and re-emphasise collective Commonwealth commitment to working alongside young people through government and other agencies on action to advance youth inclusion and empowerment.

UN recognition for the Commonwealth child and women’s rights champion Judge Martha Koome standing beside Commonwealth Secretary-General at the launch of the casebook in Nairobi, Kenya

2 November 2020

A leading advocate and champion of the Commonwealth's work to end violence against women and girls has won a prestigious UN award.

Commonwealth Blue Charter joins the search for first Earthshot Prize winners Underwater coral reef sea view landscape

1 November 2020

The Commonwealth Blue Charter, the Commonwealth’s flagship programme on ocean cooperation, has been invited to join a leading line-up of official nominators for the prestigious Earthshot Prize.

Caribbean confronting huge human and financial costs of corruption Gold coins with a globe on top

30 October 2020

The wellbeing of vulnerable people is being threatened by corruption in addition to Covid-19, the climate crisis and economic challenges.

Commonwealth diplomatic masterclass goes virtual Diplomats at induction programme

30 October 2020

Envoys from across the Commonwealth will benefit from an exclusive masterclass on Commonwealth multilateralism, including how they can take full advantage of its programmes and networks to boost global cooperation.

Commonwealth countries adopt statement on promoting human rights through sport Athletes practicing boxing in Stadium

27 October 2020

Commonwealth member countries have unanimously adopted a statement to promote human rights and tackle discrimination at all levels of sport - from community games to elite sporting events.

Statement by Commonwealth Secretary-General Ahead of the 2020 General Elections in Tanzania Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

27 October 2020

Ahead of the 2020 General Elections in the United Republic of Tanzania on 28 October, the Commonwealth Secretary-General, The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC has issued a statement.

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