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Commonwealth Secretariat partners with Universities of Oxford and Cambridge to offer fintech training to member states Fintech visuals on a tablet

22 June 2020

The Commonwealth has launched a new Financial Technology, or fintech, programme to boost governments’ capacity and knowledge of the industry.

Commonwealth Secretary-General urges peaceful, credible and inclusive elections in Malawi Flag of  Malawi

20 June 2020

Commonwealth Secretary-General, The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, urges all electoral and political stakeholders in Malawi to play their part in contributing to a peaceful and credible presidential election in Malawi on 23 June 2020. 

Commonwealth Secretariat supports peace and dialogue in Malawi for upcoming polls woman in Malawi voting

19 June 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat is supporting “home-grown" initiatives in Malawi designed to help ensure a peaceful and credible re-run of the presidential election. 

Commonwealth Meridian software helps countries manage debt relief for COVID-19 hand holding notes and coins

19 June 2020

Eligible countries impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can better manage debt relief from international lenders, using the Commonwealth Secretariat’s specialised software.  

World must continue to fight the invisible infection of corruption - Secretary-General Stock photo of a globe with scales of justice on coins

17 June 2020

Countries’ response to Covid-19, their long-term development and the meeting of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are all threatened by the “invisible infection” of corruption, the Commonwealth Secretary-General has warned.

Commonwealth calls for governments to intensify action on land use to meet climate targets  Herd of cows're walking on river because global warming and El Nino effect

17 June 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat is calling on member countries to consider the impact of agriculture, forestry and land use on climate change as they update their climate targets.

Secretary-General urges acceptance of Guyana recount results Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

15 June 2020

I welcome the report of the CARICOM Observer Team to the Recount of the Guyana 2 March 2020 elections and commend them for their brave and selfless service.

A statement on the current situation in Malawi Flag of Malawi

15 June 2020

Statement by the Commonwealth spokesperson on the current situation in Malawi

COVID-19 and Child Slavery: Commonwealth assesses impacts of pandemic on poorest children Panellists on the virtual seminar

12 June 2020

Anti-slavery advocates have attended an online Commonwealth forum to share their concerns about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world's most vulnerable children.

Commonwealth Secretariat welcomes new domestic violence law for Seychelles Seychelles President signing domestic violence act

10 June 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has welcomed new legislation in Seychelles that will help curb violence against women and girls.