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Kenya trade summit to focus on small and medium scale business

29 April 2019

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

Event: Public Debt Management Forum and Launch of Commonwealth Meridian

5 June 2019 to 6 June 2019

The Commonwealth will host a public debt management forum under the theme ‘Public Debt Management – Transition and Innovation’ at its headquarters in London on June 5 and 6.

Event: Commonwealth Review Meeting of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa

6 May 2019 to 10 May 2019

The Commonwealth, in collaboration with the Uganda’s Inspectorate of Government is organising the Commonwealth Africa Regional Meeting for Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies

Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting

19 May 2019

The annual Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting will gather officials from 53 countries in Geneva, Switzerland on 19 May, to discuss how to accelerate universal health coverage (UHC) in their countries, ensuring no one is left behind.

Secretary-General calls for climate action as new cyclone devastates Mozambique

26 April 2019

The Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has expressed her profound sadness at the devastation caused by Cyclone Kenneth which has ravaged Mozambique today

Event: 12th Women’s Affairs Ministers Meetings to be held in Kenya

19 September 2019 to 20 September 2019

“Action” will be the buzz word when Commonwealth Ministers of Women’s Affairs meet in Nairobi for their triennial summit

Uganda conference tackles corruption in Africa

26 April 2019

Africa's leading corruption-fighters will meet in Uganda next week to discuss and share intelligence on how they are tackling the issue across the continent.

How the 1949 London Declaration paved the way for a stronger Commonwealth

25 April 2019

The modern Commonwealth is celebrating 70 years of vibrant life. Its rich history includes decisive action to end white minority rule in South Africa; strong support for effective democracy through election observations and peace-building initiatives; relentless advocacy for groups such as women and young people; significant voice for small and vulnerable countries and visionary leadership on emerging issues such as climate change and trade connectivity.

Commonwealth Foundation names new Director-General

25 April 2019

Australian human rights lawyer and scholar Anne Therese Gallagher has been appointed as the new Director-General of the Commonwealth Foundation

Young musicians compose melodies to celebrate Commonwealth 70th anniversary

24 April 2019

Young musicians have been busy composing short melodies reflecting Commonwealth values