Jamaica’s Minister of Finance and Public Service, Audley Shaw, met in London with the Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, to discuss strict new banking procedures designed to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
Statement by Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland
Cultural festivals, flag raising ceremonies and float parades ushered in Guyana’s Golden Jubilee of Independence. The diverse and resource-rich country gained their independence in 1966.
Condolences and deep sympathy to the government and people of Bangladesh following tragic loss of life, displacement of people and widespread devastation.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland made a heartfelt appeal today in support of a new campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence in the United Kingdom.
The vision of the Commonwealth Secretariat is to help create and sustain a Commonwealth that is mutually respectful, resilient, peaceful and prosperous and that cherishes equality, diversity and shared values.
The Commonwealth stands “shoulder to shoulder” with all those committed to calling time on corruption - Secretary-General Patricia Scotland, Anti-Corruption Summit, 12 May 2016.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Scotland met with The Prince of Wales at Clarence House, where they took the opportunity to discuss matters of common interest, including climate action and opportunities for young people.
Catastrophic landslides in Rwanda over recent days cause loss of life and devastation to homes.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Scotland speaks to the BBC on the importance of the Tackling Corruption Together conference on Wednesday 11 May 2016.