The Secretary-General has told BBC News that Commonwealth ministers and parliamentarians have asked her to help them respond to the crisis of irregular mass movement of people across the world by coming up with a plan.
The Commonwealth will help its members recover from shock and adjust to the UK's decision to withdraw from the European Union, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland told Sky News today.
Climate change, human rights, migration and gender equality are high on the agenda as the Commonwealth Secretary-General makes her first official visit to the UN General Assembly in New York.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland today offered her condolences to the people and government of Tanzania following the earthquake which struck the northwest of the country.
Secretary-General Patricia Scotland concluded her first official visit to Asia on Tuesday, as part of a global Commonwealth drive to promote innovation in public service, good governance and human rights.
King Mswati III of Swaziland received the Secretary-General in a bilateral meeting on the opening day of the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM) conference in Malaysia.
The new secretariat of the Commonwealth Youth Council was launched today in Malaysia at a ceremony attended by Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth.
Members of the public have a right to demand better services and greater accountability from central and local government, delegates heard at a major Commonwealth conference in Malaysia today.
Addressing the 6th Biennial Commonwealth Ministers for Public Service Forum in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland urged governments to deliver excellence and uphold the ideals of innovation, integrity and inclusivity in public service.
Speaking on the opening day of the International Conference on Blue Ocean Strategy in Malaysia, the Secretary-General heralded the Commonwealth, which brings together 53 nations from across the globe, as a potential “pathfinder for the rest of the world”.