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Praise for Commonwealth's new 'momentous' justice reform office

14 July 2017

High commissioners have praised as “momentous” a new Commonwealth office to help member states tackle, among other challenges, corruption.

Aid for trade initiative boosted with €5 million agreement

11 July 2017

African, Caribbean and Pacific countries are to benefit from the extension of an innovative aid for trade initiative which embeds trade advisers in national ministries and regional organisations.

Bee-keeping to promote biodiversity and reduce poverty

11 July 2017

Scores of bee enthusiasts swarmed to Marlborough House for an event hosted to raise awareness of the benefits of beekeeping in Commonwealth member countries.

New Commonwealth agreement to revolutionise climate action

8 July 2017

A partnership between the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Cloudburst Foundation will give countries access to revolutionary science and technology approaches to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has said.

Women’s political participation in the Commonwealth

6 July 2017

A group of 25 people will be attending a workshop on Friday 7 July to discuss the findings of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s studies on women’s political participation in the Commonwealth.

Commonwealth Youth Games athletes will encourage athletes to contribute to global development

5 July 2017

The Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games will encourage more young athletes than ever to give back to the global community, by teaching them how to harness sport as a tool for peace and development.

Commonwealth provides unique opportunity to forge new pathway to climate finance

30 June 2017

Insurers, multinationals, investment banks and hedge fund managers were among the global financiers expressing support for the Commonwealth’s Regenerative Development to Reverse Climate Change (RDRCC) initiative on 27 June at Marlborough House in London.

Queen’s young leaders embody Commonwealth promise and potential

30 June 2017

Inspirational young people from more than 50 countries have taken part in a global challenge to show how they would demonstrate the values of the Commonwealth Charter.

Hub discussion focuses on education support to migrants and refugees

28 June 2017

The Commonwealth is hosting an online discussion on education for migrants and refugees for the first time on its Education Hub.

Empowering Rwandan women and youth essential: First Lady Jeannette Kagame

26 June 2017

With song, celebration, discussion and reflection, the Rwandan diaspora in the UK came together on Saturday for a conference on the empowerment of youth and women.