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Barbados first to pilot new and improved software to manage public debt

14 May 2018

A powerful new tool is being rolled out in Barbados that will help modernise the way public debt is managed, through advanced functionalities and state-of-the-art technology.

Specialist centres could offer vital lifeline to victims of gender-based violence

14 May 2018

One-stop health centres should be established across the Commonwealth to help address the scourge of gender-based violence and offer vital support to victims.

Commonwealth elevates Barbados’s access to climate finance

14 May 2018

The Government of Barbados announced that a total of six projects, ranging the funding value from US $90,000 to US $10,000,000 are at the advance stages of preparation.

Commonwealth African governments collaborate to tackle corruption

11 May 2018

Commonwealth countries in Africa say they are working together to recover millions of dollars by seizing assets from criminals and corrupt officials.

Peaceful transition in Malaysia commended

11 May 2018

The Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has congratulated Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad following successful elections in Malaysia on 9 May.

Caribbean judges and prosecutors to receive new tools to combat financial crimes

10 May 2018

The Commonwealth is creating new resources to help judges and prosecutors confiscate and recover stolen assets in money laundering and financing of terrorism.

Ghana to host conference on good governance

10 May 2018

The Commonwealth is set to host a timely exchange-learning programme that aims to improve the management of public finance.

Campaigners call for prevention and eradication of harmful practices

9 May 2018

Campaigners from Africa have called for more action to end ‘harmful practices’, such as female genital mutilation (FGM) and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM), which they say remain ‘shamefully widespread’.

8th Commonwealth Conference of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa

14 May 2018 to 18 May 2018

Heads of 19 anti-corruption agencies in Commonwealth countries in Africa will gather in Nigeria next week for their annual general meeting.

Judges and prosecutors meet to strengthen laws against money laundering and terrorist financing

4 May 2018

A meeting of Caribbean judges and prosecutors will help to identify strategies to strengthen money laundering and terrorist financing laws, says Guyana President David Granger.