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Secretary-General to visit Kenya

Release date 19 March 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will make her first official visit to Kenya later this week. During her two days in the country’s capital Nairobi, Secretary-General Scotland will meet President Uhuru Kenyatta, government ministers and Raila Odinga, the former prime minister.

The Commonwealth welcomes talks between President Kenyatta and Raila Odinga

13 March 2018

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland commends President Uhuru Kenyatta and Mr Raila Odinga for the talks they undertook in Nairobi on Friday.

Remembering Commonwealth soldiers who fought for freedom

12 March 2018

The Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, took part in a ceremony at London’s Memorial Gates this morning to honour the five million men and women from Commonwealth nations who served with the armed forces during the first and second world wars.

Commonwealth Day Message by the Secretary-General

Release date 10 March 2018

Never before in the history of our family of nations has there been such a remarkable season of gatherings as that heralded by Commonwealth Day 2018.

Parliamentarians discuss Commonwealth collaboration

2 March 2018

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland was part of a lively panel discussion at the Commonwealth Parliamentarian’s Forum in Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, this week.

Commonwealth students, the 'hope of our world'

23 February 2018

Students across the Commonwealth are being empowered to form fit-for-purpose national associations in their home country, so they can influence education policy.

Sustainable and resilient education essential to tackle climate change

21 February 2018

Traditional dancers greeted Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and Fiji Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama at the official opening of the 20th Conference of the Commonwealth Education Ministers.

Secretary-General launches international Commonwealth Big Lunch

21 February 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has launched the international Commonwealth Big Lunch in Nadi, Fiji.

Pragmatic partnerships: solution to educational challenges

19 February 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has challenged universities, teachers, youth and civil society to ‘offer pragmatic policy solutions’ to ensure a sustainable and resilient education system.

Commonwealth is key to accessing climate funding

1 February 2018

The Commonwealth can play a critical role in helping small states to get funds after natural disasters, according to Dominica’s foreign affairs minister.