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Observer Group re-deployed to Belize

4 May 2019

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.

Commonwealth and Malta to establish new desk to enhance voluntary sector

4 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.

Former South African president Thabo Mbeki to lead Commonwealth Observer Group for Malawi elections

3 May 2019

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.

Reforms required if elections are to withstand on-line challenges

1 May 2019

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

Event: 2nd Intra-Commonwealth SME Trade Summit

28 May 2019 to 29 May 2019

The Second Intra-Commonwealth SME Trade Summit (ICSA) will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, on May 28 and 29

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

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