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Integrity in sport at Rio 2016

14 August 2016

Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has told a Canadian broadcaster that nations won’t be allowed to get away with cheating in sport and this was non-negotiable.

Clean sweep for Commonwealth as Fiji win historic gold at Olympic Rugby 7s

12 August 2016

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland congratulated Fiji’s gold medal winning Rugby Sevens team for their success at the Rio Olympic Games.

Secretary-General: Rt Hon Patricia Scotland looks back on her first hundred days in office

10 August 2016

VIDEO: Secretary-General: Rt Hon Patricia Scotland looks back on her first hundred days in office.

Commonwealth Secretary-General takes forward Sports Ministers agenda in Rio

9 August 2016

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland was today welcomed to the Athletes Village to meet with Olympians and sporting officials, as she builds support for the Commonwealth’s agenda for development and integrity in sport.

Secretary-General reaffirms solidarity of the Commonwealth with the people of Pakistan

8 August 2016

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, expressed deep revulsion at the attack on a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan.

President of Ghana: Commonwealth can count on Ghana’s support

1 August 2016

The President of Ghana has pledged his support for a Commonwealth initiative to boost the skill levels of university graduates.

House of Lords International Relations Committee Evidence Session statement

20 July 2016

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.

Secretary-General: We will turbo charge Commonwealth trade advantage

20 July 2016

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.

Commonwealth Secretary-General expresses sympathy and solidarity with the Government and people of France

15 July 2016

This appalling terrorist attack adds Nice to the tragic list of cities that have lost too many innocent people to violent extremism.

Let the challenge begin! Secretary-General’s youth leadership programme launched in the Caribbean

11 July 2016

Young people posed probing questions to Secretary-General Scotland as she launched a youth initiative to be rolled out across the Commonwealth.