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Statement by Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland on attacks in London

4 June 2017

My condolences, thoughts and prayers are with the government and people of the United Kingdom following the latest terror attack in London last night.

Podcast: 'Sport for a Better World?’ a Commonwealth research symposium

2 June 2017

Leading researchers and participants behind a new research project, ‘Sport for a Better World?’ look at the impact of sport as a tool for development and peace.

High level exchange on Pacific leadership at The Ocean Conference

8 June 2017

Small island developing states (SIDS) in the Pacific have played a significant leadership role in advancing global ocean policy.

CommonTies event strengthens Commonwealth reach

1 June 2017

Nearly 100 students, young professionals and representatives from Commonwealth accredited organisations met in London last week to discuss how young people can contribute towards strengthening the Commonwealth’s reach in key areas.

The Ocean Conference

5 June 2017 to 9 June 2017

The Commonwealth includes most of the world’s small island developing states as well as many other coastal nations who depend on the seas.

SDG14 and trade in fish: UNCTAD event at The Ocean Conference

6 June 2017

The call for action of the UN Ocean Conference will set a new direction in the implementation and advancement of Sustainable Development Goal 14, incorporate new voluntary commitments and allow for the development of new multi-stakeholder partnerships.

A Blue Commonwealth: high-level roundtable at The Ocean Conference

6 June 2017

The Government of the Republic of Seychelles and the Commonwealth Secretariat will host a high-level roundtable at the UN Ocean Conference.

Delhi trade declaration: Commonwealth leaves no-one behind

31 May 2017

Sekandi Abdul Karim has made a 3550-mile journey to Delhi to attend the first India-Commonwealth Small and Medium Enterprises Trade Summit.

Secretary-General expresses sympathy for Sri Lankans killed in floods and calls for Commonwealth support

31 May 2017

Patricia Scotland, the Commonwealth's Secretary-General, today passed on her condolences and sympathies to those killed and made homeless by flooding in Sri Lanka.

India-Commonwealth summit ‘a win-win’ for all involved

30 May 2017

Representatives from three hundred Indian firms have come together with more than 100 businesses and high-level policy makers from across the Commonwealth in New Delhi for the two-day summit to enhance trade and investment partnerships.