Secretariat support for Tuvalu
The Commonwealth’s Small States Office in Geneva helped Tuvalu to report on human rights in the country under the United Nation’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process. Tuvalu achieved a successful UPR in May 2018 as a result.
At a workshop in Fiji in June 2018, the Secretariat helped Tuvalu learn about the law and managing risk as a result of climate change.
Environment and climate change work
The Secretariat helped Tuvalu learn about the global community and partnerships. It also worked with the country to help it encourage cultural and religious tolerance.
The Secretariat is working with Tuvalu to improve access to education for all people and to achieve better results in education.
The Secretariat helped the Tuvalu government build skills to negotiate with the International Seabed Authority (ISA) on the development of rules for seabed mining.
Tuvalu is a member of the Commonwealth Clean Ocean Alliance – the Blue Charter Action Group on tackling marine plastic pollution.
Tuvalu is a member of the Supply Side Connectivity cluster of the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda. The Connectivity Agenda is a platform for countries to exchange best practices and experiences to trade and investment and undertake domestic reform.