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“Peace at the Crease” launched to build bridges through cricket

9 July 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland launched a new Commonwealth peacebuilding initiative at Lord’s cricket ground in London on 6 July.

Seychelles leader commends Commonwealth ocean approach

2 July 2018

The president of the Seychelles, Danny Faure, has credited the Commonwealth for propelling his island country forward as an advocate for ocean issues and climate change.

New Commonwealth study to reveal true cost of violence against women and girls

27 June 2018

Seychelles loses over USD 65 million each year to violence against women and girls (VAWG). That’s according to a new report to be launched by the Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland on her first official visit to the country.

Gender equality by 2030, Secretary-General tells top women

31 May 2018

A gathering of senior women commentators, columnists and activists heard about the Commonwealth’s practical action towards achieving gender equality across its 53 member states by 2030.

Secretary-General commits to the Caribbean

30 May 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has reaffirmed her commitment to collaborating with leaders in the Caribbean following a visit to the region.

Golden mace “a symbol of The Queen’s legacy”, says Secretary-General

29 May 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland paid homage to Her Majesty The Queen’s “legacy of peace” yesterday in a special edition of the popular British television programme, Antiques Roadshow.

Innovation at heart of Commonwealth

23 May 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has shared her vision for the Commonwealth, which is anchored on innovation, leadership and inclusiveness, with emerging leaders.

International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 2018

17 May 2018

The Commonwealth Charter underscores our common commitment to the values of equality and respect for the protection and promotion of human rights.

Commonwealth Secretariat ‘international organisation daring to think outside the box’

16 May 2018

Nigeria’s foreign minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, has praised the leadership of Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and the work being carried out by the Secretariat.

Commonwealth fights back against ‘tsunami of global corruption’

14 May 2018

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has outlined her vision to fight corruption in the Commonwealth. She was speaking at the opening of the 8th Commonwealth Conference of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja.

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