Rwanda has held a national act of remembrance to mark 25 years since the genocide that killed an estimated one million people.
Patricia Scotland has received a Distinguished Champion award at the WEConnect Gala in Washington DC for her tireless efforts to empower women and achieve gender equality across the world.
Patricia Scotland will receive a Distinguished Champion award at the WEConnect Gala in Washington DC for her tireless efforts to empower women and achieve gender equality across the world.
The Commonwealth’s Climate Finance Access Hub aims to more than double the number of advisers deployed to help vulnerable countries unlock funds to tackle climate change.
Commonwealth countries must rethink their approach to delivering public services if sustainable development is to be achieved, according to the Commonwealth Secretary-General.
Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has reaffirmed the Commonwealth’s support for the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, while urging deeper collaboration to boost their trade and development potential.
Responding to the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai and flooding affecting several countries in Southern Africa, in particular Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Patricia Scotland has expressed great concern and sympathy for the people and communities suffering.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland today expressed shock and revulsion at the terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand.
High commissioners and women’s rights activists have joined Secretary-General Patricia Scotland to salute the unwavering courage of women in their struggle for equality.
At this time when multilateralism is under threat, and we see nationalism and narrow self-interest on the rise, the Commonwealth shines as a beacon of hope and promise, inspiring confidence in the benefits of international co-operation and collective action.