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Blog: Assisting Kenyan MPs counteract unfair trade practices

23 February 2018

Kenya enjoys a strong position in Eastern Africa. It has taken a number of strides in development, partly due to its strategic location as a major services hub to its neighbours, with an important Indian Ocean port and strategic land borders with Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, and Somalia. It is a key exporter of merchandise exports to its neighbours.

Ministers pledge to build resilience through education

23 February 2018

Leaders attending the 20th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) have agreed a series of proposals to make sure that no-one is left behind when it comes to receiving high quality education.

Power of the pen

23 February 2018

A Commonwealth Correspondent has enacted real change in his home country of Uganda using, what he calls, “the power of the pen”.

Observer group deployed to cover Sierra Leone elections

Release date 21 February 2018

Commonwealth observers will arrive in Sierra Leone next week in advance of the forthcoming general election on March 7.

Education and Faith

21 February 2018

A blog by Michelle Callander, Faith in the Commonwealth project manager

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.

We need a Commonwealth education learning alliance, says Fiji minister

20 February 2018

Fiji’s attorney-general, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, has called for the creation of a best practice toolkit to help Commonwealth member states. He made his comments on the eve of the official opening of the 20th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) in Nadi.

Commonwealth Youth Council nominees for 2018-2020 announced

20 February 2018

Youth leaders putting themselves forward to join the Commonwealth Youth Council leadership team have outlined the ways they want to see the Commonwealth become fairer, more sustainable, more secure and more prosperous in their manifestos.

Solar power – essential for sustainable development

20 February 2018

Blog by Katherine Kennedy, Head of Climate Change, at the second day of the World Sustainable Development Summit in Delhi.