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Climate crisis is a global human rights challenge Two men walking through Kampala, Uganda after a flood

26 February 2020

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland today addressed the High Level Segment of the UN Human Rights Council’s 43rd Regular Session in Geneva.

Commonwealth cricket match will see legends bat for charity in Barbados

25 February 2020

Cricket legends will play a ‘Peace at the Crease’ charity cricket match in Barbados on 17 October.

Dominica backs Secretary-General for second term Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland with the Prime Minister of Dominica

19 February 2020

Patricia Scotland, the Commonwealth’s Secretary-General, has been supported to serve a second term by the Commonwealth of Dominica, the country of her birth.

Secretary-General statement on Cameroon deaths Cameroon flag

18 February 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has issued the following statement in response to an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon on 14 February which reportedly left 23 people dead, the majority of them children.

Commonwealth commitment to environment has deep roots Commonwealth Secretary-general Patricia Scotland at CHOGM park in Malaysia

17 February 2020

Climate change will be high on the agenda when Commonwealth Heads of Government meet in Rwanda this year - more than three decades after their predecessors recognised the threat and drew up a visionary action plan to avert the crisis.

Event: International Women’s Day - advancing gender equality in the Commonwealth A women speaking into a microphone at a conference

6 March 2020

The Commonwealth will host an event on international women’s day to examine ways to close the gender gap in the workforce.

School in Malaysia honours Secretary-General with theatre naming

12 February 2020

A Malaysian school which launched a scholarship programme for students from Commonwealth countries and aspires to be a centre for music and dramatic arts, has named its new state-of-the-art auditorium in honour of the Commonwealth Secretary-General.

Apply now for Malaysian scholarships for Commonwealth students Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland with two men holding a certificate

12 February 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has launched a new scholarship at the King Henry VIII College in Selangor, Malaysia.

Young people hold the key to a peaceful Commonwealth, Secretary-General tells faith seminar Commonwealth Secretary-General as guest of honour at a Faith in the Commonwealth seminar in Malaysia

10 February 2020

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland spoke as guest of honour at a Faith in the Commonwealth seminar at the Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization in Kuala Lumpur.

Malawi court decision: Secretary-General calls for peace and adherence to the rule of law Flag of Malawi

4 February 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has called on Malawians to respect the judgement delivered by its Constitutional Court on the petition challenging the outcome of the general election held on 21 May.

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