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Commonwealth 'diamond we forgot we had’ says Secretary-General

15 December 2017

At a news conference during a successful first official trip to India, she said that member states were realising once again the importance of the Commonwealth family.

Sport key to helping youth thrive, says India

15 December 2017

India's youth minister has described sport as the vehicle for change when it comes to young people.

India looks to work more closely with the Commonwealth

15 December 2017

India has pledged to work even more closely with the Commonwealth. The renewed commitment was made at a meeting between the country's Minister of External Affairs Shusma Swaraj and Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland.

Malta delivers Commonwealth statement at WTO conference

15 December 2017

At the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires this week Malta issued a statement on multilateral trading on behalf of the Commonwealth.

Working closer together to end domestic violence

14 December 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has paid a courtesy call to India's Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi.

Commonwealth future: smarter, more resilient and gender balanced

13 December 2017

India is leading the way with commitment and innovation that is smart and transformative, according to Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland.

Commonwealth invites young people to take part in major forum

13 December 2017

The Commonwealth is extending an invitation to young people with experience in youth advocacy or development to attend an important youth conference.

Trade is the ‘lifeblood’ of Commonwealth members

13 December 2017

Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Josephine Ojiambo has concluded her trip to the WTO Ministers Conference (MC11) by saying ‘trade is the lifeblood for many of our members’.

Commonwealth marks International Human Rights Day

13 December 2017

Forced labour, child labour and exploitation were all addressed at an event marking International Human Rights Day.

Collective action key to halting climate change damage

8 December 2017

Permanent and irreversible damage caused by climate change can only be tackled by collective action, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has said.

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