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Canada convenes kick-off meeting as Blue Charter champion on ocean observation Commonwealth action group on ocean observation

30 May 2019

Members of the Commonwealth action group on ocean observation gathered in Ottawa, Canada this week to launch a strategy to advance ocean observation opportunities. The meeting also tackled youth and gender issues in ocean science.

Trinidad and Tobago workshop focuses on preventing violent extremism in prisons Attendees of countering violent extremism in prisons workshop

29 May 2019

The Commonwealth has delivered a four-day workshop in Trinidad and Tobago designed to counter violent extremism in prisons

Applications open for second round of Blue Charter fellowships Rubbish floating on the water

29 May 2019

Emerging scholars have a key opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research on marine plastic pollution at top universities and firms across the Commonwealth.

‘Immense potential’ to grow intra-Commonwealth trade, Secretary-General tells Kenya summit Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

29 May 2019

Policy makers and representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from more than 20 Commonwealth countries are meeting in Nairobi, as trade between member states continues its upward trajectory.

Young researchers bring fresh solutions to pressing digital challenges Young researchers presenting evidence-based policy solutions

28 May 2019

Twenty-five young researchers have presented evidence-based policy solutions to leverage opportunities arising from the digital transformation for member countries

Young African entrepreneurs pledge to turn youth unemployment into opportunity Young African entrepreneurs at a workshop in Tanzania

24 May 2019

Young business leaders from 17 African countries have explored fresh solutions to overcome employment and entrepreneurship challenges at a workshop in Tanzania

Two Mauritius universities to offer degree in Commonwealth youth work Mauritius’ Minister of Youth and Sports, Stephan Toussaint speaking at a three-day workshop

23 May 2019

Mauritius’ Minister of Youth and Sports, Stephan Toussaint, has announced that two universities in his country will offer a degree in Commonwealth youth work starting in August.

Malawi election handled with 'professionalism and dedication': observer group Commonwealth Observer Group Chair, Thabo Mbeki, speaks at a press conference

23 May 2019

As Malawians await the results of their general elections, the Commonwealth group observing the polls has commended the country for ensuring a peaceful electoral process to date

Secretary-General outlines four pillars to nurture future Commonwealth leaders Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland

22 May 2019

The Secretary-General has outlined four pillars designed to nurture Commonwealth students into future leaders.

Good regulatory practice key to Commonwealth trade Members of the ‘regulatory connectivity’ cluster of the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda

22 May 2019

Committed to achieving $2 trillion worth of intra-Commonwealth trade by 2030, policymakers from across the Commonwealth agreed to use good regulatory practices (GRPs) to boost trade and help businesses flourish.