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Applications open for Commonwealth young researcher challenge

5 June 2020

The Commonwealth is co-launching a project to help young researchers examine the impact of COVID-19 on education systems.

New Interim Spokesperson and Director of Communications Photo of Matt Petterson

3 June 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat is pleased to announce Matt Patterson’s appointment as Interim Spokesperson and Director of Communications.

The hidden pandemic alongside COVID-19 Worried girl looking down on bench

3 June 2020

As economies, institutions and social welfare sectors continue to buckle under the strain of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic crisis, there is a dangerous escalation in the risk to the millions of people caught in the clutches of domestic and gender-based violence. 

Event: World Oceans Day – Mapping the Commonwealth one coral reef at a time Coral reef in Belize

8 June 2020

The Commonwealth is organising an interactive virtual event on 8 June to mark World Oceans Day.

Coral mapping technology to accelerate reef restoration and protection in the Commonwealth coral reefs

1 June 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat is joining forces with Vulcan Inc. to help member countries manage their ocean spaces via cutting-edge mapping technology. 

Blog: COVID-19 Crisis Responses: the Conundrum for Developing Countries Man in a field in a small states

29 May 2020

John Maynard Keynes became popular after his death for his teachings now called Keynesian economics, which are applied in most economic crises.

Blog: Pandemic in Paradise: The Challenges and Future Prospects of the Tourism Industry Market scene in Bridgetown, Barbados

22 May 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has caused many countries to question their reliance on the tourism industry. But what options remain for economic growth outside of tourism?

Commonwealth Secretary-General calls for urgent global response to coronavirus at World Health Assembly Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland

21 May 2020

The Commonwealth’s Secretary-General has encouraged the international community to take urgent multilateral action to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. 

LGBTI+ communities face equality and inclusion challenges during Covid-19 Speakers at the Commonwealth event commemorating International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT)

20 May 2020

Acute challenges faced by LGBTI+ people must be addressed as part of an inclusive approach to tackling the Covid-19 pandemic.

Commonwealth health ministers agree to share advice and solutions in coronavirus battle Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and health ministers meeting at the virtual Health Ministers Meeting

19 May 2020

Commonwealth health ministers have agreed to coordinate their response in tackling the coronavirus pandemic.