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Blog: Commonwealth Blue Charter - A beacon of hope for the future of ocean governance Ocean waves breaking onto rocks

To mark World Oceans Day, Head of Oceans and Natural Resources Nicholas Hardman-Mountford shares how the Blue Charter can help spur lasting global change towards sustainable ocean governance.

Event: Commonwealth Symposium on Climate Finance: Unlocking Climate Finance for Vulnerable Countries A damaged house

24 June 2019 to 25 June 2019

The Commonwealth Symposium on Climate Finance will take place on 24 -25 June in St. Julian's, Malta and will be the first international climate finance gathering of its kind

Event: Commonwealth Awards for Excellence in SDG Implementation in Small States

26 June 2019 to 27 June 2019

The inaugural Commonwealth Awards for Excellence in Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) implementation in Small States will be hosted by the Commonwealth Small States Centre of Excellence at the InterContinental Hotel in Malta on June 26-27, 2019. 

Officials explore effective debt management strategies at ‘timely’ Commonwealth forum Uganda’s High Commissioner, Julius Peter Moto, speaking at the event

6 June 2019

The Commonwealth Public Debt Management Forum is an excellent opportunity for debt managers, experts and practitioners to discuss issues crucial to countries’ future growth and development, says Uganda’s High Commissioner.

Commonwealth and ISA join forces to advance solar energy The Commonwealth and the International Solar Alliance agree to work in partnership

5 June 2019

The Commonwealth and the International Solar Alliance have agreed to work in partnership to promote the development and scaling-up of solar power within member countries common to both organisations

Event: Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Meeting

10 July 2019

The 19th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Meeting will take place at the Commonwealth’s headquarters in Marlborough House, London, on 10 July 2019.

Countries urged to act together on clean energy transition Commonwealth forum on sustainable energy

5 June 2019

The first Commonwealth forum on sustainable energy opened yesterday in London with a call by the Deputy Secretary-General Arjoon Suddhoo for countries to act collectively on their “passion” to shift to clean energy, while tackling climate change

State-of-the-art debt management tech to be launched at Commonwealth Forum A hand holding Euro notes and coins

4 June 2019

A new state-of-art Commonwealth debt management system will help countries to proactively manage their public debt portfolio, according to Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

Secretary-General outlines robust framework to stamp out corruption Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

4 June 2019

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has outlined a framework to help member countries investigate and prosecute corruption offences, which cost the global economy around $2 trillion a year. 

Ugandan law and order officials explore sentencing guidelines with Commonwealth officials The Uganda Sentencing Committee meet with Commonwealth rule of law experts

3 June 2019

Members of the Uganda Sentencing Committee have met with Commonwealth rule of law experts to explore strategies to improve sentencing guidelines, so they cover higher and magistrates’ courts with the overall objective of improving consistency and promoting uniformity in sentencing practices and outcomes.

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