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Commonwealth Youth Leaders Want Action, Not Just Rhetoric At COP28

Sunday, 10 December 2023, 6:34 pm | The Commonwealth

Youth leaders representing the Commonwealth’s 56 countries have urged leaders at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai to move beyond speeches and deliver concrete action to safeguard the planet. Their call is at the heart of ... More >>

New Commonwealth Grants Available For Ocean Projects

Friday, 11 November 2022, 5:51 pm | The Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Secretariat has today announced the first call for proposals under the newly established Commonwealth Blue Charter Project Incubator . New technical support and funding is being made available to governments to support projects that ... More >>

International Youth Day - Nominations Open For Special 'Year Of Youth' Edition Of Commonwealth Youth Awards

Saturday, 13 August 2022, 6:54 am | The Commonwealth

12 August   Nominations for the 2023 Commonwealth Youth Awards, which recognise exceptional young people from across the Commonwealth, have opened on International Youth Day. The awards, held each year in March, celebrate the outstanding contributions ... More >>

Commonwealth To Observe Papua New Guinea’s 2022 National Elections

Saturday, 4 June 2022, 6:10 am | The Commonwealth

03 June 2022 Former president of Nauru, H.E. Baron Waqa, will lead the Commonwealth Observer Group to Papua New Guinea’s national election. Polling will take place between 2 and 22 July. LONDON, 3 June 2022 – At the invitation of the Electoral ... More >>

Commonwealth Health Ministers Unite On Post-COVID-19 Health Agenda

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 10:21 am | The Commonwealth

The 34th edition of the Commonwealth Health Ministers’ Meeting (CHMM) opened today with a call from ministers for governments to build sustainable and resilient health systems that can withstand future crises and advance Universal Health Coverage (UHC) ... More >>

Commonwealth Health Ministers To Discuss Post-COVID Priorities At Annual Meeting

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 6:37 am | The Commonwealth

Ministers of Health from the Commonwealth are set to meet on the 17th and 19th of May for their annual meeting to discuss lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery efforts On 17th May, health ministers of the 54 member states of the ... More >>

Commonwealth Education Ministers Vow To Increase Investment In Education At Nairobi Conference

Saturday, 30 April 2022, 5:50 am | The Commonwealth

Nairobi – Education ministers at the 21st Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) in Nairobi, Kenya, have issued a joint statement in which they recognised the urgent need to increase investment in education and skills at all ages, with ... More >>

Six Finalists Announced For Commonwealth Education Awards 2022

Friday, 29 April 2022, 6:02 am | The Commonwealth

28 April 2022 The Commonwealth Secretariat is delighted to announce that six finalists have been selected from a record number of entries for the 2022 Commonwealth Education Awards for their positive impact on education across the Commonwealth Today, on the ... More >>

Strengthening Women's Role In Politics Is Key To Solving Today's Crises

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 6:03 am | The Commonwealth

25 April 2022 Investing in the inclusion of women and girls in political processes and leadership directly benefits economic growth, good governance and participatory democracy. This week, the Commonwealth Secretariat in partnership with Caribbean ... More >>

Commonwealth Secretary-General Calls For Urgent Climate Action On Earth Day

Saturday, 23 April 2022, 6:02 pm | The Commonwealth

22 April 2022 Previews Heads of Government meeting in Kigali The Commonwealth Secretary-General, the Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, has called for countries to ramp up action to urgently address key challenges linked to climate change, ocean, land degradation and biodiversity ... More >>

Prince Of Wales And The Duchess Of Cornwall Will Attend The Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting In Rwanda

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 7:10 am | The Commonwealth

14 March 2022 Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) which takes place in Kigali, Rwanda during the week of 20th June. “As the world works to recover ... More >>

Commonwealth Day 2022: Secretary-General Delivers A Message Of Hope Amid Global Challenges

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 6:07 am | The Commonwealth

Commonwealth Day will be commemorated by 54 countries across the world on 14 March, honouring their shared values and rich diversity as members of the Commonwealth. Every year, people in Commonwealth countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Americas, ... More >>

Commonwealth Secretary-General Urges Leaders To “Dig Deeper” In Climate Talks For The Sake Of Vulnerable Nations

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 6:51 am | The Commonwealth

10 November 2021 Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has appealed to world leaders attending the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 to close the gap in ongoing negotiations this week in Glasgow, with millions of lives and livelihoods ... More >>

COP26 - New Toolkit To Boost Clean Energy Investments In Small Island Nations

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 6:18 am | The Commonwealth

10 November 2021 A new toolkit launched in the margins of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 aims to unlock clean energy investments for small island nations, many of whom rely heavily on imported fossil fuels for power generation. Small island ... More >>

High Hopes For Commonwealth Joint Action On Climate, Biodiversity And Land

Saturday, 6 November 2021, 8:48 pm | The Commonwealth

During a high-level event this week at the UN Climate Change Conference COP26, the Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland reiterated a “call to action for living lands”, integrating the targets of the three Rio Conventions on biodiversity, ... More >>

Hack The Planet Competition 2021 Finalists Offer Innovative Climate And Ocean Solutions

Friday, 8 October 2021, 7:16 am | The Commonwealth

Six finalists will pitch their concepts to a panel of judges for the grand prize After an unprecedented pan-Commonwealth search for innovative satellite-driven solutions to tackle the challenges of the climate emergency and ocean sustainability, the Satellite ... More >>

Young People Urge Leaders To Protect The Most Vulnerable Against Climate Change

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 6:49 am | The Commonwealth

More than 2,000 young leaders and youth-led organisations from across the Commonwealth are urging governments to respect the needs and contributions of the world’s most vulnerable groups, in the lead up to global climate talks in Glasgow in November. ... More >>




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