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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.

Queen's message to the Commonwealth on the coronavirus pandemic Her Majesty The Queen

6 April 2020

The Queen has broadcast a message to the Commonwealth on the coronavirus pandemic.

Exercise can be good for you and your country especially during a crisis like COVID-19 Stretching at morning boot camp in Tonga

6 April 2020

Public parks have been gated shut, beaches emptied and stadia deserted, as an unprecedented 2.5 billion people across the world are told to sit at home.

56th Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group meeting Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

2 April 2020

The concluding statement of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group was delivered after a virtual meeting held on 31 March 2020.

Sport is an important team player in the fight against coronavirus Deryck Murray, Chair of the Commonwealth Advisory Body on Sport

2 April 2020

This year the coronavirus has redefined International Day for Sport for Development and Peace celebrations.

Sport policy during the coronavirus pandemic A football on a pitch

31 March 2020

To help sports policymakers and officials make good decisions about sport and exercise during the pandemic the Commonwealth is sharing lessons learned so far by sports policymakers around the Commonwealth.

Young Jamaican’s invention could help tackle the spread of viruses like COVID-19 Rayvon Stewart, young Jamaican inventor

31 March 2020

Five years ago more than 40 babies born in Jamaican hospitals became infected with lethal bacteria - half of them died. The situation caught the attention of Jamaican technology student Rayvon Stewart who set about finding a way to curb the spread of harmful germs.

Coronavirus and the 2020 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Rwanda Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2020 logo

26 March 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat and the Government of Rwanda are monitoring developments regarding the spread and impact of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) very closely. We will apply guidance provided by the World Health Organization and we will update member countries in due course.

Commonwealth urges use of World Health Organization Whats App service Whatsapp icon on smartphone

24 March 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts communities across the Commonwealth, the Commonwealth is urging countries and their citizens to make use of the information and resources provided by the World Health Organization.