As a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it is necessary to postpone the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) scheduled to take place in Kigali, Rwanda on 22 – 27 June 2020.
Commonwealth accredited organisations have launched a range of activities to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Commonwealth Observer Group accredited for the 2 March 2020 General and Regional Elections notes the 15 April 2020 statement of Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) indicating that the Commission has decided to conduct a national recount of all ballots cast (Regions 1-10).
The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is a global health and societal emergency that requires effective and immediate action by governments, organisations and individuals.
The Commonwealth has signed a new agreement with NDC Partnership to support Zambia and Belize with their climate action plans.
The Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub has helped Tonga secure a grant of over $1.6 million USD from the Green Climate Fund to help the country adapt to climate change.
The Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub has supported Mauritius to secure a €600,000 grant to help smallholder farmers adapt to the changing climate in Mauritius.
A mere four months ago, many of us had never heard the term coronavirus, yet now the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease it causes, fills our news feeds – and our thoughts— every day.
Today there is an eerie silence across the globe. Bustling cities have gone quiet and highways that were once jammed with bumper to bumper traffic, are empty.
Her Majesty The Queen has said “we will succeed” in the fight against the coronavirus, in a rare televised address to the Commonwealth.