The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is observed on 25 November every year. It launches 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence until Human Rights Day on 10 December.
Members of parliament have a crucial role in countries’ response to the “human rights emergency” caused by Covid-19, the Commonwealth Secretary-General has said.
The Commonwealth will lead a global movement this week aimed at urging countries to make an ambitious plan to eliminate the most preventable cancers.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland Q.C has expressed her sadness at the passing today of Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, former President of Ghana.
A specialised course for diplomats has highlighted the Commonwealth’s essential role on the global stage, with delegates commending its timely focus on international cooperation in a post-COVID world.
Reacting to reports of attacks in the Cabo Delgado province of northern Mozambique the Commonwealth Secretary-General, The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC said:
Researchers, data scientists and statisticians from the Commonwealth are invited to a workshop for learning about using data for informing policy. Data Skills to Inform Policy and Decision-Making.
Young people around the world are waking up to a growing list of new and harsh realities. Trapped in the shadow of a relentless pandemic, many are being robbed of the usual opportunities of youth and denied even the chance to socialise with friends and family.
A Commonwealth prize recognising the most impactful innovations in sustainable development has been launched by the Secretary-General.
The Commonwealth and UN Technology Bank have formed a new partnership to support least developed countries (LDCs) through technology transfer, capacity.