Home >Newsroom

Secretary-General expresses condolences, solidarity in wake of Sri Lanka attacks

22 April 2019

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland expressed her revulsion at the appalling news of the horrendous and mindless coordinated set of terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

Secretary-General attends Rwandan genocide commemoration

7 April 2019

Rwanda has held a national act of remembrance to mark 25 years since the genocide that killed an estimated one million people.

Secretary-General wins international prize for services to women’s empowerment

2 April 2019

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.

Secretary-General to receive international award for services to women’s empowerment

29 March 2019

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.

Climate hub steps up ambition on finance targets

29 March 2019

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.

Public service must rethink development strategies, says Secretary-General

26 March 2019

Commonwealth countries must rethink their approach to delivering public services if sustainable development is to be achieved, according to the Commonwealth Secretary-General.

Commonwealth offers closer cooperation to help ACP Group realise ‘full potential’

19 March 2019

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.

Secretary-General expresses sympathy and concern for Southern Africa flood victims

18 March 2019

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 expresses condolences in wake of New Zealand attack

15 March 2019

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland today expressed shock and revulsion at the terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Commonwealth focus is on equitable laws to achieve gender equality

10 March 2019

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. 

Pages