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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.

Statement by the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth on Guyana Electoral Process Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

12 July 2020

I note and welcome the 9 July 2020 statement from the Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. The Hon. Ralph Gonsalves, which called on all stakeholders to respect the ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Guyana’s final court of appeal

Virtual Event: Commonwealth Action Series – Taking charge of our future Youth discussion

28 July 2020 to 2 December 2020

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

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.

Event: Commonwealth ministerial forum on impact of COVID-19 on sport football on ground in stadium

23 July 2020

Ministers and officials from the 54 Commonwealth countries will meet on 23 July to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the sport sector.