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Postponement of CHOGM 2020 due to Covid-19

21 April 2020

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 collaboration to help fight coronavirus pandemic Secretary-General of Commonwealth speaking

21 April 2020

Commonwealth accredited organisations have launched a range of activities to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.

16 April 2020 Statement of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the 2 March 2020 Guyana Elections Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

16 April 2020

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).

Commonwealth Coronavirus Response Centre Stock picture of a virus

16 April 2020

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is a global health and societal emergency that requires effective and immediate action by governments, organisations and individuals.

Commonwealth to support Zambia and Belize to enhance climate action People in a village by a lake in Zambia

15 April 2020

The Commonwealth has signed a new agreement with NDC Partnership to support Zambia and Belize with their climate action plans.

Commonwealth helps Tonga become first Pacific Island to receive adaptation planning grant Tonga coastline

15 April 2020

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.

Commonwealth support secures grant to help Mauritian farmers adapt to changing climate Farmer tending to his patch

8 April 2020

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.

Embracing tech to tackle coronavirus Fintech on a tablet screen

8 April 2020

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.

We should not go back to business as usual after coronavirus, says Secretary-General Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland

7 April 2020

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.

The Queen tells Commonwealth ‘we will succeed’ in fight against coronavirus Her Majesty The Queen

6 April 2020

Her Majesty The Queen has said “we will succeed” in the fight against the coronavirus, in a rare televised address to the Commonwealth.