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Secretary-General arrives in South Africa for youth unemployment dialogue

11 July 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland is travelling to Johannesburg, South Africa for a dialogue on youth employment. She will join policy makers from across the globe to explore solutions to worryingly high levels of youth unemployment in the Sub-Saharan region.

Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub achievements praised

11 July 2018

On her first official visit to the Republic of Mauritius, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland joined an interactive session focused on the achievements of the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub, held on Tuesday, 3 July 2018.

Commonwealth's rising stars brainstorm for change

10 July 2018

130 young people from across the Commonwealth gathered at Marlborough House last week to plant the seeds of a new era. Their challenge: to envisage how the Commonwealth could change for the better by 2040, and what young people from across the Commonwealth could contribute to help it happen.

New policy series to help governments and financial institutions

10 July 2018

Commonwealth countries will benefit from a new series of technical papers providing guidance in areas such as remittances, aid, tourism and the impact of Brexit.

"Peace at the Crease" hitting climate change for six

9 July 2018

The sound of willow on leather is what the UK is famous for. The bat. The red ball. The whites. But today, a different kind of cricket. The Vatican XI versus a multi-faith Commonwealth team.

“Peace at the Crease” launched to build bridges through cricket

9 July 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland launched a new Commonwealth peacebuilding initiative at Lord’s cricket ground in London on 6 July.

Prince Harry encourages youth to be champions for their communities

5 July 2018

The garden at Commonwealth headquarters was transformed into an innovation hub on 5 July as youth from across the globe shared their ideas for a better, brighter future with Prince Harry.

Citizenship by investment: a lifeline for many small states

4 July 2018

Recent research by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has brought to light the significant macroeconomic impact of citizenship by investment programmes on many small states.

“The Hub” helps vulnerable countries tap crucial climate funds

4 July 2018

The Commonwealth’s hub for climate finance celebrated key milestones this week, including the mobilisation of £3.7 million for climate-vulnerable countries, with another £135 million in the pipeline.

Commonwealth prepares young people for leadership roles

3 July 2018

A future generation of leaders has been learning how to give more than one billion young people across the Commonwealth a greater say in how their countries are run.

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