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Commonwealth response to Coronavirus epidemic Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

16 March 2020

The rapid spread of the coronavirus epidemic has demonstrated to us with deadly and distressing clarity how closely we are interconnected as humankind.

March 16 statement from the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth on Guyana elections Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

16 March 2020

My statement of 13 March expressed deep concern that the tabulation of Region 4 results after the 2 March General and Regional Elections was not transparently conducted in accordance with the ruling of the Acting Chief Justice.

March 13 statement from the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth on Guyana elections Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

13 March 2020

On 11 March 2020, the Acting Chief Justice of Guyana was unambiguous that public and transparent tabulation of the Statement of Polls is required to ensure the credibility of the process and address continued contentions regarding the tabulation and declaration of election results.

March 13 statement from international election observers in Guyana

13 March 2020

The international election observation missions in Guyana are deeply concerned about the continued lack of transparency in the ascertainment of results for Region 4.

Young leaders from Canada, Fiji, Pakistan and Uganda win Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020 4 regional winners of the Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020

11 March 2020

Four outstanding young people have won Commonwealth Youth Awards for innovative projects that are delivering sustainable development in their countries.

Commonwealth Day wrapped up with Royal reception Prince Charles and Secretary-General of the Commonwealth at Commonwealth Day Reception

9 March 2020

An annual reception to mark Commonwealth Day was held at Marlborough House, the Commonwealth’s headquarters in London today.

Anthony Joshua, Alexandra Burke and Craig David performed at Commonwealth Day service Heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua gives a reflection at the Commonwealth Day Service

9 March 2020

Some of the Commonwealth’s top entertainers and sporting stars joined Queen Elizabeth and other members of the Royal Family at a multi-faith service to celebrate Commonwealth Day.

Secretary-General honours Commonwealth volunteers who gave service in conflict Veterans carrying wreaths at the Commonwealth Day ceremony

9 March 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has paid tribute to the five million Commonwealth women and men who volunteered to serve in the two World Wars of the twentieth century.

Enter the 2021 Commonwealth education awards for good practice Children at school

9 March 2020

Education institutions, teachers and school leaders can now submit entries for the 2021 Commonwealth education awards for good practice.

Commonwealth gathering urges countries to make this ‘the decade of gender equality’ Women on the panel discussion

7 March 2020

A Commonwealth gathering has called for an end to gender inequality by 2030 so every girl can have the same opportunities as boys.

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