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A tribute to Nobel Laureate Sir Derek Walcott

25 March 2017

I would like to join with the government and people of Saint Lucia today to honour their son, and to celebrate his life and the immense contribution he has made to literature.

Commonwealth Secretary-General statement on the terror attack in London

23 March 2017

I offer my personal and heartfelt condolences to the friends and family of those who died in yesterday's terror attack in London.

We need to act collaboratively to tackle the devastating consequences of cybercrime

22 March 2017

Commonwealth kinship and affinity, and the similarity of our systems of law and governance, will help in the fight against cybercrime, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said today.

Minister updates Secretary-General on situation in the Cameroon

15 March 2017

At a meeting at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London, Chief Ngute told Secretary-General Patricia Scotland that his government fully supported peace building in the Commonwealth.

Secretary-General's Message for Commonwealth Day 2017

10 March 2017

Celebrating 'A Peace-building Commonwealth' for Commonwealth Day on Monday 13 March 2017.

Working together to reap benefits for the Commonwealth

9 March 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and Secretary-General Designate Dr Joanna Newman, of the Association of Commonwealth Universities met on International Women’s Day todiscuss how their two organisations could work even more closely together.

Secretary-General meets with Sri Lankan minister

9 March 2017

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland met with the Sri Lankan Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen in the margins of the meeting of Commonwealth Trade ministers in London today.

Ending domestic violence campaign builds momentum

8 March 2017

Campaigners, Commonwealth high commissioners, parliamentarians and members of civil society today stood behind a new initiative to support its member governments to eliminate domestic violence.

Secretary-General’s message for International Women’s Day 2017

8 March 2017

International Women’s Day 2017 is being celebrated as we complete twelve months of celebrating ‘An Inclusive Commonwealth’, and our focus for the year ahead shifts to ‘A Peace-building Commonwealth’.

Peace in the home initiative to empower domestic violence survivors

8 March 2017

The Commonwealth launches new initiative to help member states bring down rates of domestic violence.

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