The tremor measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit about 60 miles from Christchurch at just after midnight local time, 11 am UK time.
The Secretary-General Patricia Scotland was delighted to welcome the newly appointed high commissioner of Bangladesh to London, His Excellency Md. Nazmul Quaunine, to the Secretariat's headquarters.
Commonwealth countries must unite on tackling climate change to protect their tourism industries, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland urged ministers and senior officials this week
The Commonwealth Secretary-General was honoured to welcome the acting high commissioner of India, Shri Dinesh K. Patnaik, to Marlborough House.
In a wide ranging interview with the BBC, Secretary-General Scotland made clear her determination to deliver on the mandate given to her by Commonwealth leaders at their summit last year, at which she received the unanimous support of 53 heads of government.
Commonwealth Secretary-General tells journalist Gabriella Jóźwiak of devex.com about her ambitious agenda for action
The Government of Singapore has pledged to support the Commonwealth’s sustainable development programme for small and developing states.
Prince’s Trust International, a newly established charity aiming to support youth employment, education and training, is set to deliver “immense benefits” to young people in Commonwealth countries.
Commonwealth’s Regenerative Development to Reverse Climate Change Workshop: Participants will explore cutting-edge technologies and innovations that can reduce carbon and roll back the effects of climate change, while supporting economic development.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland expressed her shock and profound sadness on hearing of Monday night’s attack on a police academy in Quetta, Pakistan, which has claimed at least 59 lives.