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Statement on The Gambia re-joining the Commonwealth

14 February 2017

A Commonwealth Secretariat spokesperson has said the organisation welcomes any effort by the newly elected government of The Gambia to re-apply for membership of the Commonwealth.

Cyprus to manage public debt with Commonwealth support

14 February 2017

The government of Cyprus is to benefit from a Commonwealth programme to improve public debt recording and management.

Commonwealth Youth Awards 2017

15 March 2017

Recognising outstanding young people from Commonwealth countries whose work has contributed to local, national, regional and global development.

Commonwealth ICT Applications Forum 2017

15 February 2017 to 16 February 2017

Commonwealth Secretary-General: ‘Significant, influential and inspirational’ leadership, say delegates to ACU conference

8 February 2017

Delegates to the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) conference in Liverpool have thanked Secretary-General Patricia Scotland for her continuing support and ‘inspirational’ leadership.

The Commonwealth: Redux? asks Canadian television show

7 February 2017

Canadian television station TVO yesterday broadcast a special edition of its flagship talk show, The Agenda with Steve Paikin, focused on the Commonwealth of Nations: its purpose, past and future.

Commonwealth Class: Schoolchildren read aloud their winning short stories

6 February 2017

Schoolchildren named as winners in the Commonwealth Class Writing Competition have recorded their short stories in audio form.

Secretariat congratulates Queen on her sapphire jubilee

6 February 2017

It is 65 years today since The Queen acceded to the throne, and marks her sapphire jubilee as Head of the Commonwealth.

Secretariat vigorously rebuts series of ‘misleading and untruthful media allegations’

5 February 2017

The Commonwealth Secretariat has complained to the press standards watchdog, IPSO, about a series of articles concerning the Secretariat and the Secretary-General.

Indian high commissioner appreciative of India-Commonwealth trade links

4 February 2017

The Indian high commissioner, His Excellency Mr. Y.K. Sinha, paid a call on Secretary-General Patricia Scotland at Marlborough House today.