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Training of senior officials praised in Uganda

2 February 2018

A five-day high level training programme to improve the management of Uganda’s Inspectorate of Government and Directorate of Public Prosecution has just been delivered by the Commonwealth in Jinja, Uganda.

Project boosts sustainable fashion across Commonwealth

2 February 2018

A project to support sustainable fashion across the Commonwealth and ensure designers and producers are supported has been launched.

Commonwealth is key to accessing climate funding

1 February 2018

The Commonwealth can play a critical role in helping small states to get funds after natural disasters, according to Dominica’s foreign affairs minister.

Secretary-General marks launch of inaugural UK India Youth Awards

30 January 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland paid tribute to the relationship between India and the UK at the launch of the UK India Youth Awards in London last night.’.

Education conference must ensure “no-one is left behind”

26 January 2018

Education ministers must ensure “no-one is left behind” when they gather for a major Commonwealth conference next month, former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark has said.

Caribbean Development Bank leading the way on linking vulnerability with development financing

25 January 2018

Is there merit to an aid system focused on vulnerability? What problems could arise with the Caribbean Development Bank's proposal for the Caribbean? Travis Mitchell, Head of Economic Policy and Small States invites your thoughts.

Oil set to help Guyana boost economy and benefit its citizens

25 January 2018

The government of Guyana is set to implement new laws which will enable it to bolster its economy, tackle poverty and meet crucial sustainable development targets.

The Gambia presents formal application to re-join the Commonwealth

23 January 2018

To mark the final step of The Gambia’s bid to re-enter the Commonwealth, Ambassador Francis Blain has presented Secretary-General Patricia Scotland with his country’s formal application.

Turning the tide on ocean health in the Commonwealth

17 January 2018

Experts from the Commonwealth will this week provide a preview of an ambitious new initiative to support member countries rebuild and sustainably manage their marine resources.

Nelson Mandela’s life lauded by former Secretaries-General

17 January 2018

The life of former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela has been praised in the latest edition of an academic journal. Writing in ‘The Round Table’, the Commonwealth Journal for International Affairs, guest editor Stuart Mole honoured his life and lauded his work across the Commonwealth.