In the early months of 2020, much of the globe was put on pause as governments fought to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. For many, work came to a grinding halt as factories and shops were forced to close their doors, transforming a global health catastrophe into a labour market and economic crisis.
All Commonwealth countries will be hit hard by the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. To help countries to address the new challenges they are facing, the Commonwealth is hosting a virtual seminar series on ‘The Economics of COVID-19’ from May 13 to June 10.
Countries should maintain essential health care to non-COVID-19 patients while dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
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).
The Commonwealth health ministers will meet virtually on 14 May for their annual summit.
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.
Some of the coolest chefs in London have joined the Commonwealth's #HowIFightCovid19 social media challenge to volunteer their cookery skills.
The Commonwealth is joining forces with law firms to give member countries expert help on mitigating the devastating effects of Covid-19 on people’s livelihoods.
A stalwart campaigner who fought on global health issues affecting the Commonwealth’s 2.4 billion people has sadly died.
Last week, millions of children and young people should have been returning to classrooms after the Easter break.