Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and Secretary-General Designate Dr Joanna Newman, of the Association of Commonwealth Universities met on International Women’s Day todiscuss how their two organisations could work even more closely together.
Secretary-General Patricia Scotland met with the Sri Lankan Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen in the margins of the meeting of Commonwealth Trade ministers in London today.
Women in the workforce can prepare to prove themselves and set their careers a notch higher, writes Judith Akoth, 25, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Kisumu in Kenya.
Campaigners, Commonwealth high commissioners, parliamentarians and members of civil society today stood behind a new initiative to support its member governments to eliminate domestic violence.
International Women’s Day 2017 is being celebrated as we complete twelve months of celebrating ‘An Inclusive Commonwealth’, and our focus for the year ahead shifts to ‘A Peace-building Commonwealth’.
The Commonwealth launches new initiative to help member states bring down rates of domestic violence.
As the Commonwealth launches the Peace in the Home: Ending domestic violence together initiative, we look back on some of the best articles from young Commonwealth Correspondents on gender equality and tackling violence and discrimination.
On Monday 13 March, schools and communities in 52 countries will mark Commonwealth Day 2017.
Commonwealth Ministers responsible for trade, industry and investment will meet in London from 9-10 March to kick-start an ambitious ‘Agenda for Growth’ across the Commonwealth’s 52 member countries.
A leading international academic on the prevention of violence says the Commonwealth is uniquely placed to take forward cross-sector policy interventions that could protect millions of lives.