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Working closer together to end domestic violence

14 December 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has paid a courtesy call to India's Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi.

Commonwealth future: smarter, more resilient and gender balanced

13 December 2017

India is leading the way with commitment and innovation that is smart and transformative, according to Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland.

Collective action key to halting climate change damage

8 December 2017

Permanent and irreversible damage caused by climate change can only be tackled by collective action, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has said.

President of Cyprus parliament visits Marlborough House

6 December 2017

The president of the Cypriot parliament, Demetris Syllouris, has paid a courtesy call to the Secretary-General Patricia Scotland at the headquarters of the Commonwealth Secretariat in London.

Commonwealth leaders to consider practical action on climate change

29 November 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has said that climate change requires a complete regenerative revolution in the way we interact with our environment. 

Proposed Blue Charter top of the agenda

29 November 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland spoke of the importance of the Commonwealth’s proposed Blue Charter when she met with UN Special Envoy on Oceans Peter Thomson at Marlborough House.

Secretary-General: A regenerative development model can help rebuild hurricane devastated nations

28 November 2017

Storm ravaged countries need the Commonwealth’s innovative regenerative model to build back better and stronger, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland asserted last night in a powerful presentation about the Commonwealth’s importance.

Commonwealth plays ‘crucial role’ says Malta PM

24 November 2017

The prime minister of Malta, Dr Joseph Muscat, has said the Commonwealth is essential to both small and large member states

Secretary General’s concern grows after another deadly Nigerian bombing

23 November 2017

With news that at least 50 people were killed this week when a teenager suicide bomber attacked a mosque, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has reiterated her concern regarding the continued use of violence by extremist groups in Nigeria.

Scholars represent ‘heritage and future of Commonwealth’

23 November 2017

Graduates of a scholarship programme build Commonwealth connection and advance development by deepening understanding of the principles of the Commonwealth Charter.