This directory lists all organisations accredited and associated with the Commonwealth.
Accreditation to the Commonwealth is carried out by the Accreditation Committee, which is formed of a subset of member governments. Accreditation provides formal recognition and demonstrates that the organisation is committed to the Values and Principles of the Commonwealth, as outlined in the Commonwealth Charter. It entails adherence to a set of rights and responsibilities in representing the Commonwealth name and brand.
Founded in 1891, the Royal Life Saving Society is the Commonwealth drowning prevention organisation. Drowning is one of the biggest causes of preventable death worldwide.
Transparency International is the global movement against corruption. With more than 100 national chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, we work with partners in government, business and civil society to put effective measures in place to tackle corruption.