Coral mapping technology to accelerate reef restoration and protection in the Commonwealth coral reefs

1 June 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat is joining forces with Vulcan Inc. to help member countries manage their ocean spaces via cutting-edge mapping technology. 

Blog: Pandemic in Paradise: The Challenges and Future Prospects of the Tourism Industry Market scene in Bridgetown, Barbados

22 May 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has caused many countries to question their reliance on the tourism industry. But what options remain for economic growth outside of tourism?

Commonwealth Secretary-General calls for urgent global response to coronavirus at World Health Assembly Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland

21 May 2020

The Commonwealth’s Secretary-General has encouraged the international community to take urgent multilateral action to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. 

LGBTI+ communities face equality and inclusion challenges during Covid-19 Speakers at the Commonwealth event commemorating International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT)

20 May 2020

Acute challenges faced by LGBTI+ people must be addressed as part of an inclusive approach to tackling the Covid-19 pandemic.

Commonwealth health ministers agree to share advice and solutions in coronavirus battle Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and health ministers meeting at the virtual Health Ministers Meeting

19 May 2020

Commonwealth health ministers have agreed to coordinate their response in tackling the coronavirus pandemic.

Secretary-General urges breaking the silence on International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

17 May 2020

International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia takes place on 17 May. This year’s theme is 'Breaking the Silence', which seeks to highlight the voices of the most vulnerable and marginalised in society while embracing our individual identities.

New Senior Director for Economic, Youth and Sustainable Development Senior director for the Economic, Youth and Sustainable Development Directorate, Ruth Kattumuri

13 May 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat has appointed a new senior director for the Economic, Youth and Sustainable Development Directorate.

Commonwealth countries must maintain essential non-COVID health care while tackling coronavirus pandemic A man donates blood at a hospital in Malaysia

9 May 2020

Countries should maintain essential health care to non-COVID-19 patients while dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

Seychelles milestone offers lessons on marine protection

8 May 2020

Commonwealth countries committed to saving the ocean will benefit from new knowledge gained from the Seychelles, which has just designated almost a third of its ocean as marine protected areas (MPAs).

Mozambique elections 2019: Commonwealth Observer Group make recommendations for improved elections in the future people waiting to vote

7 May 2020

The Commonwealth Observer Group (COG) has commended Mozambicans for voting in a largely peaceful and orderly manner during the 2019 Presidential, National and Provincial Assembly elections.