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Debt data quality tool to support better decision-making on public debt money coins

21 September 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) have joined forces to create a pioneering resource to support countries facing tough decisions on public debt. 

Commonwealth countries back actions to combat climate change through land use Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

18 September 2020

Action around land use to slow climate change and biodiversity loss, gets vital boost from Commonwealth and United Nations partners during a breakthrough meeting.

Commonwealth Secretariat and NO MORE Foundation launch campaign against domestic and sexual violence across 54 countries Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland speaking at the No More event

9 September 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat and NO MORE Foundation have today launched a new campaign designed to help tackle the immediate crisis of the rapid increase in domestic and sexual violence due to the impacts of COVID-19

Event: Launch of ‘Commonwealth Says NO MORE’ portal for tackling domestic and sexual violence Worried girl sitting by herself

9 September 2020

The Commonwealth Secretariat and the NO MORE Foundation will launch a new digital portal on 9 September to help the 54 member countries tackle domestic and sexual violence.

Pandemic causing shrinking civil society space in the Commonwealth Human rights webinar screenshot

14 August 2020

Civil society organisations and human rights defenders are struggling to carry out their vital work amid strict measures imposed to curb Covid-19.

Secretary-General appeals to Commonwealth to combat racism Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland speaking at the webinar

5 August 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has made an impassioned plea for member countries to focus their energies on rooting out the “stain of racism” in their societies.

Commonwealth Secretary-General statement on resolution of Guyana electoral impasse Commonwealth Secretariat Logo

3 August 2020

I extend congratulations to His Excellency Dr Irfan Ali upon his swearing-in as President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana following the declaration of the 2 March General Election and Regional election results on 2 August 2020 by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). 

Commonwealth tackles COVID-19 impacts on rule of law Participants at rule of law webinar

30 July 2020

Commonwealth countries have shared how innovation has been the difference between keeping the wheels of justice turning, and legal systems coming to a grinding halt.

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.