The world is bracing for a massive hit to the global economy in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Commonwealth Secretary-General has welcomed the findings of a Joint Commission of Inquiry into incidents in north-west Cameroon earlier this year.
By Sanjoy Hazarika, international director of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), and convenor of the Working Group on Human Rights in India and the UN.
The Secretary-General joined climate finance advisers and technical experts from the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub in a virtual meeting to mark the success of recent applications in Tonga and Antigua and Barbuda.
As a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it is necessary to postpone the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) scheduled to take place in Kigali, Rwanda on 22 – 27 June 2020.
Commonwealth accredited organisations have launched a range of activities to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Commonwealth Observer Group accredited for the 2 March 2020 General and Regional Elections notes the 15 April 2020 statement of Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) indicating that the Commission has decided to conduct a national recount of all ballots cast (Regions 1-10).
The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is a global health and societal emergency that requires effective and immediate action by governments, organisations and individuals.
The Commonwealth has signed a new agreement with NDC Partnership to support Zambia and Belize with their climate action plans.
The Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub has helped Tonga secure a grant of over $1.6 million USD from the Green Climate Fund to help the country adapt to climate change.