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Commonwealth supports centre to tackle extremism in Cameroon

22 April 2018

A centre to tackle violent extremism in Cameroon has been welcomed by the Commonwealth Secretariat.

G20 embraces Commonwealth and La Francophonie input at annual dialogue

21 April 2018

Ambassadors, ministers and leading economists from across the Commonwealth and La Francophonie have communicated their views to the G20, at an annual meeting in the US.

Commonwealth more relevant than ever, say leaders

20 April 2018

This week, the Commonwealth came to London. An estimated 5,000 delegates from every continent arrived for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), bringing their cultures, languages, perspectives and range of colourful flags that represent the vast diversity of our 53 countries.

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué “Towards a Common Future”

20 April 2018

Read the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué “Towards a Common Future”.

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 - Leaders' Statement

20 April 2018

Read the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 Leaders' Statement

Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Commonwealth Secretariat to explore joint initiatives

20 April 2018

Bloomberg Philanthropies and The Commonwealth Secretariat today announced the signing of a multi-year agreement to explore a number of mutually supportive joint initiatives to aid international trade, innovation and sustainability.

Commonwealth adopts forward-looking Connectivity Agenda for Trade and Investment

20 April 2018

In response to the risks to growth presented by rising protectionism, leaders at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) today expressed their strong support for the multilateral trading system and adopted a six-point connectivity agenda to boost trade and investment links across the Commonwealth.

Updated observation guidelines for Commonwealth elections

20 April 2018

New guidelines for Commonwealth election observation have been agreed and released at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) today - the first such update in 27 years.

Leaders applaud Commonwealth Blue Charter on ocean action

20 April 2018

Commonwealth leaders today agreed on a bold, co-ordinated push to protect the ocean from the effects of climate change, pollution and over-fishing. Their landmark decision to adopt a Commonwealth Blue Charter will affect one third of the world’s national coastal waters, helping to sustain livelihoods and ecosystems globally.

Commonwealth takes strong stance against cybercrime with landmark declaration

20 April 2018

Commonwealth countries have unanimously committed to take action on cybersecurity between now and 2020, following a landmark declaration.

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