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Commonwealth Youth Council nominees for 2018-2020 announced

20 February 2018

Youth leaders putting themselves forward to join the Commonwealth Youth Council leadership team have outlined the ways they want to see the Commonwealth become fairer, more sustainable, more secure and more prosperous in their manifestos.

Solar power – essential for sustainable development

20 February 2018

Blog by Katherine Kennedy, Head of Climate Change, at the second day of the World Sustainable Development Summit in Delhi.

Pragmatic partnerships: solution to educational challenges

19 February 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has challenged universities, teachers, youth and civil society to ‘offer pragmatic policy solutions’ to ensure a sustainable and resilient education system.

Planning for a fairer, more sustainable educational future

18 February 2018

Almost 480 delegates, from 33 Commonwealth countries and no fewer than 22 ministers

Celebrating and connecting the Commonwealth family

16 February 2018

An event which brings together the wide range of organisations that make up the Commonwealth takes place in London next month.

The 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards finalists announced – Powering Our Common Future

16 February 2018

Campaigners, entrepreneurs, and innovative industry experts are just a few of the 20 talented young people who have been shortlisted for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards.

Blog: World Sustainable Development Summit, Delhi

16 February 2018

The World Sustainable Development Summit opens today appropriately at the Indian Habitat Centre, a stunning building which manages to be both imposing and lush with rich vegetation.

Commonwealth Statement on Guyana

14 February 2018

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, welcomes the decision of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Gutteres, to refer the long-standing border controversy between Guyana and Venezuela to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Commonwealth countries at the forefront of deep-sea mining policy

14 February 2018

Experts in international environmental ocean law met at the Commonwealth headquarters last week to discuss environmental damages liability in relation to seabed mining and mineral exploitation.

Secretary-General expresses sympathies to Commonwealth countries following Cyclone Gita

13 February 2018

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Patricia Scotland has expressed her deep concern and sympathy to the people of Fiji, Samoa and Tonga after a category four cyclone ravaged the Pacific Islands region.