Finance ministries and central banks from eastern and southern Africa have been given expert training to prepare them for switching to the Commonwealth’s new state-of-the-art public debt management system.
Officials from across the Commonwealth have gathered to discuss how they can boost trade and investment links across the 53 member countries.
The Commonwealth Secretary-General has appealed to governments of member states to continue their support for youth workers and invest in education and training.
Nominations have opened for the 2020 Commonwealth Youth Awards which will see winners awarded a cash grant to scale-up development work benefiting their communities.
The Commonwealth Secretary-General will launch the 2020 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work on August 28.
The role of young people in the development of Commonwealth countries will be the focus of a high-level meeting in Brunei from 27-29 August.
This year’s Commonwealth Youth Work Week will be celebrated across the 53 member countries from 4-10 November.
The Commonwealth Youth Work Week will be celebrated across the 53 member countries from 4-10 November.
Blog by Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth: The frightening reality of Pacific island nations disappearing into the ocean could also become a real worry for western metropolises. Only with a truly inclusive and worldwide effort, with every nation, government and community on board can we win the battle.
Since around 2010, the Commonwealth had been calling on the international community to look towards innovation. It was a period in which most of the memberships’ small and middle-income countries had become incapacitated with debt, whilst also facing the dire risk of more frequent and severe natural disasters.