A record number of countries are set to leave the United Nations category of Least Developed Countries (LDC), but experts warn that without extra support they are at risk of sliding back into poverty.
The Commonwealth has held a 4-day training session in Barbados to teach Caribbean police and legal experts how to use electronic evidence in cybercrime cases.
Commonwealth central bankers have created a technical framework that will improve access to cheaper, faster and more efficient banking for people without bank accounts.
The Commonwealth has welcomed its 54th family member after Maldives' application for re-admission was approved. The small island nation officially re-joined the Commonwealth on Saturday, February 1 2020.
The King of Eswatini has paid tribute to the Commonwealth for playing a key role in the country’s social, democratic and economic progress.
Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has welcomed an ambitious development strategy by the Kingdom of Eswatini which, she says, aligns with the Commonwealth's aspirations for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2020 in Rwanda.
Education ministers met in London to review progress and challenges in realising the Nadi Declaration, an agreement made in Fiji to ensure quality education for all.
Innovations in the finance sector could help lift more people out of poverty and boost growth in developing Commonwealth countries.
Lasting peace and the prosperity that comes with it cannot be achieved without justice, the Commonwealth Secretary-General has declared, during a keynote speech in the Hague.
Central bank officials will meet in Bermuda next week to agree on a framework that can help build robust fin-tech ecosystems in their countries.