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Secretary-General appeals to Commonwealth to combat racism Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland speaking at the webinar

5 August 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has made an impassioned plea for member countries to focus their energies on rooting out the “stain of racism” in their societies.

Experts share critical lessons on saving mangrove ecosystems mangroves webinar panelists

5 August 2020

Mangroves are disappearing at an alarming rate, with conservationists across the Commonwealth striving to save them from local extinction.

OPINION: Tribute to Owen Arthur from the members of the Commonwealth Observer Group to Guyana Commonwealth Observer Group to Guyana

4 August 2020

If one moment brought us together in our role as an election observer group it was the warm and witty welcome of the Rt. Hon Owen Seymour Arthur in our conference room at the Cara Lodge Hotel.

Commonwealth Secretary-General statement on resolution of Guyana electoral impasse Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

3 August 2020

I extend congratulations to His Excellency Dr Irfan Ali upon his swearing-in as President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana following the declaration of the 2 March General Election and Regional election results on 2 August 2020 by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). 

Commonwealth tackles COVID-19 impacts on rule of law Participants at rule of law webinar

30 July 2020

Commonwealth countries have shared how innovation has been the difference between keeping the wheels of justice turning, and legal systems coming to a grinding halt.

BLOG: How a new sporting course can boost health and community spirit during COVID People boxing for exercise in a stadium in Tonga

28 July 2020

Activity and sport are necessary parts of young people’s daily rhythm. We go to the gym, not just for the exercise, but also for the opportunity to socialise. A run in the park offers a chance to meet-up and perhaps play a game of football.

Blue Charter webinar explores ways to raise money for ocean protection Blue Charter webinar

27 July 2020

More than 180 participants from across the globe tuned in online to hear fresh insights on how to finance ocean protected areas in the Commonwealth. Held on July 22, the webinar was the second in a series organised by the Commonwealth Secretariat, aimed at sharing ideas and solutions for ocean challenges.

Four organisations join family of accredited Commonwealth bodies 80 organisation graphic

27 July 2020

Four more organisations have joined the family of civil society and professional organisations accredited by the Commonwealth Secretariat bringing the total number to 87.

Ministers welcome Commonwealth interventions to rebuild hard-hit sport sector Commonwealth Secretary-General speaking at virtual forum

27 July 2020

Commonwealth collaboration is vital to the recovery of the sport sector which has suffered a crushing blow from essential measures to stem the spread of COVID-19.