Having taken office on 1 April, the Commonwealth Secretary-General's opening statement outlines the work she has started on set for her by the Commonwealth Heads of Government.
The Secretary-General giving evidence to the International Relations Committee of the House of Lords, in the UK Parliament, after completing her first 100 days in office.
This appalling terrorist attack adds Nice to the tragic list of cities that have lost too many innocent people to violent extremism.
Young people posed probing questions to Secretary-General Scotland as she launched a youth initiative to be rolled out across the Commonwealth.
“The world is facing enormous challenges; we need you to be part of the solution.” - Patricia Scotland, QC, Commonwealth Secretary-General. The Commonwealth Secretary-General invites young people to tackle some of the world's most pressing challenges today.
The Commonwealth will offer strength, stability, solidarity and practical assistance to its member states and in particular will advocate for small and vulnerable economies the Commonwealth Secretary-General pledged yesterday at the CARICOM conference.
Climate change, indebtedness, protecting migrant remittances and banking systems, and the consequences of Britain’s exit from the EU on small and vulnerable economies are priority concerns for the Secretary-General at CARICOM Conference.
His Majesty King Letsie III of Lesotho expressed his strong support for the Commonwealth Secretary-General , Patricia Scotland’s, “inspiring approaches”, when he received her during his visit to London this week.
Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has reaffirmed the Commonwealth’s support to countries seeking to promote humanitarian law.
Her Majesty The Queen today launched a new Commonwealth Hub which will bring Commonwealth organisations together in the same location to create a collaborative, dynamic and innovative way of working.