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New partnership to explore ocean depths

19 November 2018

A new partnership between the Commonwealth and Nekton will support scientific exploration of the Indian Ocean in Commonwealth countries of the region, for enhanced ocean governance.

African countries focus on global trade prospects, challenges

16 November 2018

Trade officials and experts from Commonwealth African countries gathered in the Seychelles this week to discuss regional and global trade issues affecting their growth and development.

Cricket bodies team up with the Commonwealth to advance development goals

14 November 2018

Cricket has the potential to unite communities and help countries towards their development goals, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has said.

Commonwealth countries rally behind ocean action

14 November 2018

Momentum continues to build for the Commonwealth’s flagship initiative on ocean issues – the Commonwealth Blue Charter - as countries step up collective efforts to save the seas. 

Commonwealth keen to support The Gambia

9 November 2018

A team of Commonwealth experts are in The Gambia to explore how the Commonwealth can support the country’s democratic and economic development, following its readmission as a member in February 2018.

Canada's mouth-watering finale to Commonwealth agriculture conference

9 November 2018

The proof of the pudding was in the eating for delegates attending the Commonwealth Royal Agriculture conference in Canada this week.

Delegates pledge to professionalise youth work

9 November 2018

Senior officials, academics and youth workers at the third Commonwealth Conference on Youth Work have committed to a “renewed spirit” in their efforts to obtain professional recognition and status for youth workers.

Connectivity Agenda will benefit Pacific economies

9 November 2018

Small businesses in the Pacific will benefit from a better commercial environment, more links to global trade, as well as enhanced skills to leverage opportunities under the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda for Trade and Investment.

Zimbabwe Election: Commonwealth releases Observer Group Report

8 November 2018

The Commonwealth Observer Group deployed by the Secretary-General to observe Zimbabwe’s Harmonised Elections on 30 July has released its final report. They are the first elections the Commonwealth has observed in Zimbabwe in 16 years.

Ministerial taskforce endorses action plan to drive youth development

7 November 2018

The Commonwealth Youth Ministerial Taskforce has endorsed key initiatives to create jobs for young people and prioritise youth in national development plans.

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