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Commonwealth Youth Games: “Brightest and the best who’ll kick it out of the park”

18 July 2017

In a matter of hours, 1000 athletes and officials will be at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium, in the Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre in The Bahamian capital Nassau, to witness a once in a life-time event.

Maritime treaty success for Barbados, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines

14 July 2017

Landmark maritime boundary agreements reached between the Caribbean island nations of Barbados, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with the support of the Commonwealth, were formally signed last week.

Praise for Commonwealth's new 'momentous' justice reform office

14 July 2017

High commissioners have praised as “momentous” a new Commonwealth office to help member states tackle, among other challenges, corruption.

Aid for trade initiative boosted with €5 million agreement

11 July 2017

African, Caribbean and Pacific countries are to benefit from the extension of an innovative aid for trade initiative which embeds trade advisers in national ministries and regional organisations.

Bee-keeping to promote biodiversity and reduce poverty

11 July 2017

Scores of bee enthusiasts swarmed to Marlborough House for an event hosted to raise awareness of the benefits of beekeeping in Commonwealth member countries.

New Commonwealth agreement to revolutionise climate action

8 July 2017

A partnership between the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Cloudburst Foundation will give countries access to revolutionary science and technology approaches to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has said.

Women’s political participation in the Commonwealth

6 July 2017

A group of 25 people will be attending a workshop on Friday 7 July to discuss the findings of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s studies on women’s political participation in the Commonwealth.

Commonwealth Youth Games athletes will encourage athletes to contribute to global development

5 July 2017

The Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games will encourage more young athletes than ever to give back to the global community, by teaching them how to harness sport as a tool for peace and development.

Commonwealth provides unique opportunity to forge new pathway to climate finance

30 June 2017

Insurers, multinationals, investment banks and hedge fund managers were among the global financiers expressing support for the Commonwealth’s Regenerative Development to Reverse Climate Change (RDRCC) initiative on 27 June at Marlborough House in London.

Queen’s young leaders embody Commonwealth promise and potential

30 June 2017

Inspirational young people from more than 50 countries have taken part in a global challenge to show how they would demonstrate the values of the Commonwealth Charter.