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Commonwealth keen to support The Gambia

9 November 2018

A team of Commonwealth experts are in The Gambia to explore how the Commonwealth can support the country’s democratic and economic development, following its readmission as a member in February 2018.

Canada's mouth-watering finale to Commonwealth agriculture conference

9 November 2018

The proof of the pudding was in the eating for delegates attending the Commonwealth Royal Agriculture conference in Canada this week.

Delegates pledge to professionalise youth work

9 November 2018

Senior officials, academics and youth workers at the third Commonwealth Conference on Youth Work have committed to a “renewed spirit” in their efforts to obtain professional recognition and status for youth workers.

Connectivity Agenda will benefit Pacific economies

9 November 2018

Small businesses in the Pacific will benefit from a better commercial environment, more links to global trade, as well as enhanced skills to leverage opportunities under the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda for Trade and Investment.

Zimbabwe Election: Commonwealth releases Observer Group Report

8 November 2018

The Commonwealth Observer Group deployed by the Secretary-General to observe Zimbabwe’s Harmonised Elections on 30 July has released its final report. They are the first elections the Commonwealth has observed in Zimbabwe in 16 years.

Ministerial taskforce endorses action plan to drive youth development

7 November 2018

The Commonwealth Youth Ministerial Taskforce has endorsed key initiatives to create jobs for young people and prioritise youth in national development plans.

Princess Anne unveils Edmonton Commonwealth Walkway

7 November 2018

Walkers don't need any encouragement to visit one of the most picturesque parts of Edmonton, Canada, but the Commonwealth is providing an added incentive.

Commonwealth food producers urged to take advantage of trade incentives

7 November 2018

The Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has encouraged food producers to take advantage of business opportunities within the Commonwealth, as world trade picks up following the 2008 global financial crisis.

Culture of democracy important in Sri Lanka

5 November 2018

The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s spokesperson today issued the following Statement on the unfolding political situation in Sri Lanka.

Concern over child abductions in Cameroon

5 November 2018

The Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, is deeply concerned about news that school children and other people have been abducted in Bamenda, in the English-speaking region of Cameroon.