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Commonwealth Action Series on protecting planet amid stalled climate change momentum Maldives

2 December 2020

Youth activists as young as nine will join a momentous session on protecting the planet at a time when global climate talks are put on ice.

Event: New Producers Annual Meeting 2020 New Producers Group event

1 December 2020 to 3 December 2020

The Annual Meeting of the New Producers Group will be held virtually from 1-3rd December 2020.  

Officials trained to assess multi-billion dollar petroleum investments  Oil rig at sunset, Papua New Guinea

5 November 2020

More than 90 government officials from 11 nations have gained new skills that will help them make sound decisions on petroleum field development plans submitted by oil companies, to ensure they promote sustainable development.

Commonwealth Blue Charter joins the search for first Earthshot Prize winners Underwater coral reef sea view landscape

1 November 2020

The Commonwealth Blue Charter, the Commonwealth’s flagship programme on ocean cooperation, has been invited to join a leading line-up of official nominators for the prestigious Earthshot Prize.

Towards UN LDC5 - Recovery from COVID-19 Hurricane

21 October 2020 to 23 October 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is wreaking havoc on development progress. It also presents an opportunity for rethinking the economic vulnerability of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), and developing countries more generally.

Commonwealth Secretary-General: Indigenous people key to inclusive climate action Indigenous performers in British Columbia, Canada

12 October 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has commended the invaluable contributions of indigenous peoples to the global fight against climate change, calling for more home-grown ‘regenerative’ solutions to be scaled up across the Commonwealth.

Commonwealth Secretary-General welcomes launch of prestigious Earthshot Prize Earth shot prize graphic

8 October 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has welcomed the launch today by His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge of the Earthshot Prize.

Webinar: The Blue View - Opportunities and Challenges for the Blue Economy Ocean waves

14 August 2020

This webinar will provide an overview of the Blue Economy concept, including key opportunities and challenges for Commonwealth countries, and present successes and lessons learned from two Blue Charter case studies.

Webinar reveals keys to aquaculture success aquaculture

10 August 2020

Specialists from around the world have outlined core factors for success and sustainability in the multi-billion dollar aquaculture sector.

Experts share critical lessons on saving mangrove ecosystems mangroves webinar panelists

5 August 2020

Mangroves are disappearing at an alarming rate, with conservationists across the Commonwealth striving to save them from local extinction.