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Foreign affairs ministers praise Commonwealth reforms

22 September 2017

Commonwealth ministers have congratulated Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and her team for reforms to the Secretariat.

Commonwealth ministers discuss next step to resolve Guyana-Venezuela border controversy

22 September 2017

Commonwealth ministers have met on the margins of the United Nations to discuss the decades-old border controversy between Guyana and Venezuela.

Commonwealth strengthens links with UNCTAD

21 September 2017

The Commonwealth and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development have strengthened their links after signing a cooperation agreement.

Tackling climate change in Vanuatu

21 September 2017

Climate Finance Access Hub expert speaks about his experience in Vanuatu

Commonwealth youth – the ‘gems’ at the heart of CHOGM 2018

20 September 2017

Young people will be at the heart of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London next April. That’s according to the UK prime minister, Theresa May, as she launched the theme for CHOGM 2018, ‘Towards a Common Future’.

Hurricane Maria: ‘If not now then when? if not us then who?’

20 September 2017

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland urges international response to Caribbean hurricanes

Secretary-General calls for taskforce on natural disasters

19 September 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland is convening a group of specialists from across the Commonwealth to examine how to “coordinate, create and shape a task force” to assist with mobilising international assistance

Canada’s first Commonwealth Walkway officially opened

19 September 2017

The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, Lois Mitchell and the Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, have officially opened Canada’s first Commonwealth Walkway

Partnership between Commonwealth Secretariat and Association of Commonwealth Universities announced

18 September 2017

A new partnership between the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Association of Commonwealth Universities will boost the impact of international higher education on social and economic development initiatives across member countries.

Commonwealth to set up national “mechanism” for Zambia peace dialogue

18 September 2017

The Commonwealth will create a national mechanism to support Zambia’s peace dialogue, special envoy Professor Ibrahim Gambari announced in a statement last week.

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