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Secretary-General: Empowering women ‘integral’ to achieving the SDGs

29 October 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has urged bold action to close the persistent economic gap between men and women and help pave the way to achieving the SDGs.

Secretary-General urges restraint in Sri Lanka

28 October 2018

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has noted the unfolding political developments in Sri Lanka.

Trade officials commend Commonwealth cooperation

26 October 2018

Trade ministers and senior officials from the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of nations have praised the Commonwealth for enhancing their trade capacity while also calling for further assistance.

Commonwealth Secretary-General calls for youth to drive green and blue growth

26 October 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has launched a new toolkit, designed to help governments boost green and blue growth through youth entrepreneurship.

Commonwealth tackles SDG data hurdles at World Data Forum

25 October 2018

Three years after adopting the 2030 development Agenda, countries are grappling with how to achieve its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Further trade collaboration proposed with ACP group

25 October 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has concluded a successful meeting in Brussels with her counterpart at the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, Patrick Gomes.

The third Commonwealth Conference on Youth Work

6 November 2018 to 8 November 2018

The third Commonwealth Conference on Youth Work will take place in Malta on 6-8 November 2018 during Youth Work Week.

Last chance to enter the Commonwealth Youth Awards

23 October 2018

Nominations for the 2019 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work will close on 7 November 2018, leaving just over a week for aspirants from across the Commonwealth to submit final entries.

Public service ministers commit to action on SDGs

22 October 2018

Commonwealth ministers for public service agreed to strengthen governance systems in their countries, as a critical step towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Secretary-General to visit Brussels and Geneva

22 October 2018

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland is travelling to Brussels and Geneva to participate in high-level meetings on trade, youth and women’s economic empowerment.

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