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Secretary-General calls for ‘heroic action’ in Africa’s corruption fight screen shot of the panelists from the webinar

15 September 2020

Anti-corruption and asset recovery efforts by agencies in Africa have been praised by the Commonwealth Secretary-General.

India-UN Fund offers ‘opportunity and hope’ for vulnerable Commonwealth states Bridgetown Barbados

14 September 2020

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has hailed India’s leadership in supporting vulnerable nations in the Commonwealth, describing it as an “area of hope” for all member countries.

Commonwealth deploys top national climate finance advisers in Belize, Eswatini, Seychelles and Zambia Man picking tea in Africa

14 September 2020

Commonwealth national climate finance advisers have begun work in Belize, Eswatini, Seychelles and Zambia to help them access funding to tackle climate change.

Accelerating action around land for enhanced climate action dry ground in the Bay of Bengal

17 September 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification are organising a high-level side event in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly.

Commonwealth Secretariat and NO MORE Foundation launch campaign against domestic and sexual violence across 54 countries Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland speaking at the No More event

9 September 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat and NO MORE Foundation have today launched a new campaign designed to help tackle the immediate crisis of the rapid increase in domestic and sexual violence due to the impacts of COVID-19

Blue economy can only thrive with joined-up action, say experts Ocean waves

8 September 2020

Countrywide policies that cut across all sectors are critical for the success of ocean-based economies in the Commonwealth.

Event: Meeting of Commonwealth ministers for gender and women’s affairs on impact of COVID-19 Female delegates at gender meeting

3 September 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat will hold a special meeting of ministers for gender and women’s affairs on 3 September to discuss ways to sustain progress on gender equality during COVID-19 disruptions.

Event: Regional Conference for Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa Small globe with justice scales on coins graphic

7 September 2020 to 9 September 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting the 2020 Regional Conference for Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa.

Applications open for Commonwealth youth to lead on human rights and democracy Four women smiling at the Camera

19 August 2020

Applications are open for eight young people to lead the charge in protecting and promoting human rights across the Commonwealth.

Arbitration study urges countries not to lose foreign investment and trade Room full of people at a meeting in Marlborough House

18 August 2020

Commonwealth countries are at risk of losing foreign investment and trade from not having modern dispute resolution systems available to their business communities.

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