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Ministers welcome Commonwealth interventions to rebuild hard-hit sport sector Commonwealth Secretary-General speaking at virtual forum

27 July 2020

Commonwealth collaboration is vital to the recovery of the sport sector which has suffered a crushing blow from essential measures to stem the spread of COVID-19. 

Summary: World Oceans Day: Mapping the Commonwealth one coral reef at a time Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

24 July 2020

Celebrating World Oceans Day 2020, on 8 June, the Commonwealth Secretariat kicked off with the first Commonwealth Blue Charter webinar in its new series.

Rule of Law webinar 1: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Rule of Law in the Commonwealth rule of law meeting

28 July 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a series of online webinars focusing on COVID-19 and the Rule of Law.

New dashboard launched to help Commonwealth Governments tackle Coronavirus coronavirus

22 July 2020

A Covid-19 dashboard has been launched by the Commonwealth Secretariat to help member countries make vital decisions during the ongoing crisis.

Commonwealth issues joint statement on the COVID-19 pandemic The Commonwealth

16 July 2020

Commonwealth leaders from all 54 member states have today issued a joint statement on the COVID-19 pandemic and steps that member states are taking to fight the pandemic and to work together in support of each other and broader global efforts.

Friends of the Commonwealth Secretariat mark Commonwealth Secretariat’s 55th Anniversary at event in India Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

3 July 2020

The 55th anniversary of the founding of the Commonwealth Secretariat has been marked by supporters in India during a special virtual event.

Secretary-General of the Commonwealth speaks on the postponement of CHOGM due to COVID-19 Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland speaking to camera

25 June 2020

Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland spoke to mark the fact that, if not for the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Commonwealth would be holding its CHOGM summit this week in Kigali, Rwanda.

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 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.

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