A blockchain is a growing list of records, called blocks, linked together by unbreakable cryptography. Among its many applications, this technology is used to underpin financial products and services including digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Litecoin.
The all day event will be held at Marlborough House, London on Thursday 3 October. Convened by the Commonwealth and its implementation partner on regenerative development, the Cloudburst Foundation, it will be the official launch of Common Earth - an international consortium aimed at collectively creating and harnessing strategies to restore the damage caused by climate change and achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
World-renowned environmentalists, scientists, climate change experts and indigenous groups will meet on October 3 in London to create a roadmap for pioneering, country-led solutions to climate change. The event, convened by the Commonwealth and its implementation partner on regenerative development, the Cloudburst Foundation, will officially launch Common Earth.
The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) met for the 55th time to discuss developments in member states.
The Commonwealth has called on its member countries to collect and share data of victims of gender-based killings.
Women’s affairs ministers have agreed on actions to accelerate gender equality to be presented to Commonwealth leaders when they meet in Rwanda next year. The priorities are set out in the outcome statement made by the 12th Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Commonwealth Ministerial Group on Guyana today met at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Today the Commonwealth Ministerial Committee on Belize convened at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
A 14-strong international panel working to accelerate action for ocean protection features seven Commonwealth member countries.
Commonwealth countries have been told to reform laws restricting press freedom and to encourage media to work freely on all issues of public importance.