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Commonwealth Secretariat to hold minute silence for London terror victims

5 June 2017

Flags are flying at half-mast at the headquarters of the Commonwealth at Marlborough House in London today.

Commonwealth Observer Group issues Lesotho elections Interim Statement

5 June 2017

The Chairperson of the Commonwealth Observer Group to the 2017 National Assembly Elections in Lesotho elections has commended the Basotho for the peaceful and orderly manner in which they voted on 3 June

Statement by Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland on attacks in London

4 June 2017

My condolences, thoughts and prayers are with the government and people of the United Kingdom following the latest terror attack in London last night.

Podcast: 'Sport for a Better World?’ a Commonwealth research symposium

2 June 2017

Leading researchers and participants behind a new research project, ‘Sport for a Better World?’ look at the impact of sport as a tool for development and peace.

CommonTies event strengthens Commonwealth reach

1 June 2017

Nearly 100 students, young professionals and representatives from Commonwealth accredited organisations met in London last week to discuss how young people can contribute towards strengthening the Commonwealth’s reach in key areas.

Delhi trade declaration: Commonwealth leaves no-one behind

31 May 2017

Sekandi Abdul Karim has made a 3550-mile journey to Delhi to attend the first India-Commonwealth Small and Medium Enterprises Trade Summit.

Secretary-General expresses sympathy for Sri Lankans killed in floods and calls for Commonwealth support

31 May 2017

Patricia Scotland, the Commonwealth's Secretary-General, today passed on her condolences and sympathies to those killed and made homeless by flooding in Sri Lanka.

India-Commonwealth summit ‘a win-win’ for all involved

30 May 2017

Representatives from three hundred Indian firms have come together with more than 100 businesses and high-level policy makers from across the Commonwealth in New Delhi for the two-day summit to enhance trade and investment partnerships.

Commonwealth team on the ground in Lesotho to observe elections

29 May 2017

A team of Commonwealth observers has arrived in Maseru, the capital of Lesotho, to observe elections that will take place on 3 June.

Secretary-General: Commonwealth collaboration key to global stability

29 May 2017

The Commonwealth is well placed to tackle daunting global challenges such as climate change, extremism, inequality and poverty, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland told participants at an international conference yesterday.

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