Commonwealth Evaluation and Learning Week was held last week at the Secretariat’s headquarters in London where Secretary-General Patricia Scotland welcomed new recommendations to enhance the impact of the Commonwealth’s work towards sustainable development
The first ever pan-Commonwealth forum on sustainable energy will take place on 3-4 June, 2019 at Marlborough House in London
The Secretary-General has expressed optimism that Africa is turning the tide against corruption, but warned the fight must continue with renewed vigour
Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has welcomed reports the government of Brunei Darussalam has placed a full moratorium on the death penalty, inclusive of the Syariah Penal Code Order (SPCO).
Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has re-deployed a Commonwealth Observer Group to observe the referendum in Belize. The referendum was originally scheduled for 10 April, but subsequently postponed to 8 May 2019.
A new agreement between the Commonwealth and the Government of Malta will promote the sharing of knowledge and solutions to strengthen the voluntary sector in member countries.
A Commonwealth group has been appointed to observe the 2019 Malawi Tripartite elections. It will be led by Thabo Mbeki, the second post-Apartheid South African President.
The Commonwealth hosted a partner’s forum at this week’s World Press Freedom Day conference in Addis Ababa to discuss threats to the electoral process from information and communication technology.
The Second Intra-Commonwealth SME Trade Summit (ICSA) will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, on May 28 and 29
Senior policy-makers, business leaders and owners will meet in Kenya next month to promote trade and investment between small and medium businesses across the Commonwealth