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Secretary-General calls for action to unlock overseas development finance

22 November 2018

The small states of the Commonwealth could be losing out on $4.5 billion of overseas development assistance, a preliminary Commonwealth Secretariat study has shown.

Cricket bodies team up with the Commonwealth to advance development goals

14 November 2018

Cricket has the potential to unite communities and help countries towards their development goals, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has said.

Canada's mouth-watering finale to Commonwealth agriculture conference

9 November 2018

The proof of the pudding was in the eating for delegates attending the Commonwealth Royal Agriculture conference in Canada this week.

Princess Anne unveils Edmonton Commonwealth Walkway

7 November 2018

Walkers don't need any encouragement to visit one of the most picturesque parts of Edmonton, Canada, but the Commonwealth is providing an added incentive.

Commonwealth food producers urged to take advantage of trade incentives

7 November 2018

The Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has encouraged food producers to take advantage of business opportunities within the Commonwealth, as world trade picks up following the 2008 global financial crisis.

Faith offers solutions to global problems - Secretary-General

2 November 2018

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has underscored the need to build trust and understanding between people of different faiths – and those with no faith – to find common solutions to today’s global challenges.

Commonwealth teams up with UN staff college to train sustainable development leaders

31 October 2018

A new agreement between the Commonwealth and the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) will support joint leadership development programmes geared towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Secretary-General: Empowering women ‘integral’ to achieving the SDGs

29 October 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has urged bold action to close the persistent economic gap between men and women and help pave the way to achieving the SDGs.

Trade officials commend Commonwealth cooperation

26 October 2018

Trade ministers and senior officials from the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of nations have praised the Commonwealth for enhancing their trade capacity while also calling for further assistance.

Commonwealth Secretary-General calls for youth to drive green and blue growth

26 October 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has launched a new toolkit, designed to help governments boost green and blue growth through youth entrepreneurship.

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