An agreement signed today in Apia, Samoa will strengthen cooperation between the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Pacific Community on healthcare.
The Commonwealth family will stand by those affected by “apocalyptic” Hurricane Irma, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said in statement today.
The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Peter O’Neil, has formally received the Commonwealth Observer Group report on the 2017 election, held in June-July.
The Secretary-General and a team of specialists from the Commonwealth are in Apea, Samoa, to attend meetings in advance of the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Meeting
Pacific states have a strong foundation on which to build to ensure they are on a path towards sustainable development by 2050, according to a report by the Commonwealth Secretariat.
This year the Commonwealth’s Climate Finance Access Hub began deploying experts to ministries of finance and environment to help developing countries access the billions of dollars pledged for effective climate action.
Devastating floods across South Asia are estimated to have claimed more than 1,200 lives, as heavy rains which earlier affected India and Bangladesh have now hit Pakistan.
The Commonwealth Secretariat is engaging the government of Cameroon on a national governance strategy which reflects shared values of “peace, tolerance, respect and understanding”, says Secretary-General Patricia Scotland.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has said today’s decision of the Kenyan Supreme Court nullifying the country’s recent presidential election, is a reflection of “due process being followed and the rule of law prevailing”.
This year’s Commonwealth Essay Competition theme invited young people to reflect on the topic of ‘A Commonwealth for Peace’.