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Secretary-General to visit Cameroon

15 December 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will arrive in Cameroon this evening to start a five-day official visit.

Commonwealth 'diamond we forgot we had’ says Secretary-General

15 December 2017

At a news conference during a successful first official trip to India, she said that member states were realising once again the importance of the Commonwealth family.

Sport key to helping youth thrive, says India

15 December 2017

India's youth minister has described sport as the vehicle for change when it comes to young people.

India looks to work more closely with the Commonwealth

15 December 2017

India has pledged to work even more closely with the Commonwealth. The renewed commitment was made at a meeting between the country's Minister of External Affairs Shusma Swaraj and Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland.

Working closer together to end domestic violence

14 December 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has paid a courtesy call to India's Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi.

Commonwealth future: smarter, more resilient and gender balanced

13 December 2017

India is leading the way with commitment and innovation that is smart and transformative, according to Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland.

Commonwealth invites young people to take part in major forum

13 December 2017

The Commonwealth is extending an invitation to young people with experience in youth advocacy or development to attend an important youth conference.

20th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers – 20CCEM

19 February 2018

In February 2018 education ministers will meet in Fiji to discuss solutions to some of the Commonwealth’s most pressing education challenges, including low enrolment rates in preschool, primary and secondary schools, low adult literacy and persisting gender disparities in education.

Trade is the ‘lifeblood’ of Commonwealth members

13 December 2017

Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Josephine Ojiambo has concluded her trip to the WTO Ministers Conference (MC11) by saying ‘trade is the lifeblood for many of our members’.

Commonwealth marks International Human Rights Day

13 December 2017

Forced labour, child labour and exploitation were all addressed at an event marking International Human Rights Day.