An all-female panel opened the 12th Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting (WAMM) in Nairobi, 34 years after the first such event featured an all-male panel. WAMM has been held every three years since 1985 and provides the opportunity for ministers, senior officials, civil society, private sector and partner agencies to explore and agree on workable strategies and solutions to tackle gender disparities.
Expert commentary on the challenges confronting the multilateral trading system and what reforms could modernise and strengthen the WTO as the custodian of global trade governance for the twenty-first century.
Documents progress made by Commonwealth countries in promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment on four themes: leadership; economic empowerment; ending violence against women and girls; and gender and climate change.
Four young writers have been named as the Winners and Runners-Up of The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2019, selected from more than 11,000 entries from across the five regions of the Commonwealth.Read more