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PCF9 Day Three

11 Sep 2019

Day three highlights of the ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum

UNDP announces recovery package for the Bahamas

11 Sep 2019

Initial allocation of $200,000 USD of emergency funding released in response to the devastating...

PCF9 Day Two

10 Sep 2019

Day two highlights of the ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum

UK gets COP26 boost

10 Sep 2019

International backing to host the global climate summit in 2020 received today

PCF9 Day One

09 Sep 2019

Day one highlights of the ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum

Zimbabwe President sends team to Singapore

09 Sep 2019

Delegation will repatriate former President Robert Mugabe’s body after his death last Friday

“Let’s Unite And Build A Prosperous Country”

08 Sep 2019

President Uhuru Kenyatta has today called on all Kenyans to come together in unity, saying the...

UK to help hurricane-hit Bahamas

06 Sep 2019

The UK Government has set aside funding towards the immediate response to Hurricane Dorian

Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning

05 Sep 2019

Event next week will feature renowned speakers, a compelling four-day programme and unparalleled...

Canada invests in Commonwealth Blue Charter...

04 Sep 2019

Oceans, waterways and coastlines face urgent threats from warming waters due to climate change

“The Hearts of the People of the Caribbean Are...

03 Sep 2019

CARICOM on the situation in The Bahamas regarding Hurricane Dorian

A Commonwealth of Common Values

03 Sep 2019

An address by Laura Clarke, British High Commissioner to New Zealand

Australia visit to Bangladesh

02 Sep 2019

Senator the Hon Marise Payne to meet with Bangladesh Government leaders

Rwanda set to stage 2019 CGF General Assembly

02 Sep 2019

Sports leaders from across the Commonwealth will arrive in Kigali this week for the prestigious...

Latest Publications

Commonwealth Education Report 2019

An invaluable resource looking at the Commonwealth’s most pressing education challenges and opportunities, with perspectives from over 50 of the world’s leading experts on education and lifelong learning.

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The Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting 2018 Report

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 Report has now been published.  Produced in partnership with the Royal Commonwealth Society, the Report will be distributed to the attendees of the four days of events taking place in London this week.

The 2018 CHOGM will bring together leaders from Commonwealth countries to reaffirm common values and address shared global challenges. The theme for the Meeting is ‘Towards a Common Future’ and is focused on building on the strengths of the Commonwealth to ensure the unique organisation helps member states deliver a more prosperous, secure, sustainable and fair future for all citizens, particularly young people.

The Report includes perspectives from HRH The Prince of Wales, the Rt. Hon. Theresa May, H.E. Yoweri Museveni, the Hon. Dr. Joseph Muscat and the Rt. Hon. Freundel Stuart, amongst a number of other high level contributions.

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The Ministers Reference Book: Commonwealth 2017

The Ministers Reference Book: Commonwealth 2017 was launched on Commonwealth Day 2017 at the Commonwealth Day Observance in Westminster Abbey, attended by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Heads of Government, High Commissioners, and numerous other VIPs.

Produced in partnership with the Royal Commonwealth Society, the report aims to help foster sustainable economic, social and environmental development across the Commonwealth.
The 2017 report features an impressive array of authoritative views on topics ranging from the Sustainable Development Goals and peace-building to trade and infrastructure development.

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The Ministers Reference Book: Commonwealth 2015

The Ministers Reference Book: Commonwealth 2015 was launched on Commonwealth Day 2015 at the Commonwealth Day Observance in Westminster Abbey, attended by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Heads of Government, High Commissioners, and numerous other VIPs.

Contributors include Joseph Stiglitz, Amina J. Mohammed, The Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning, Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, Graziano da Silva, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization, Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of Kenya and Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director. 

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The CHOGM 2015 Report

On the eve of CHOGM 2015 that took place in Malta, 27-29 November, Henley Media Group and the Royal Commonwealth Society launched the CHOGM 2015 Report, which addressed major themes of the modern Commonwealth. Contributors include Prime Minister of Malta, Dr Joseph Muscat, President of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, HRH The Prince of Wales, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, and Kofi Annan.

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