Commonwealth
International Organization based in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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06 Dec 2017 description

The Government of Kiribati has welcomed the Commonwealth’s support as it works to strengthen its health system.

At a meeting of the Commonwealth Advisory Committee on Health (CACH), the Minister of Health and Medical Services cited the positive difference financial and technical assistance had made.

The Committee, made up of senior government officials from Ministries of Health, regional bodies and civil society from across the Commonwealth, was meeting for the first time in its history in the Pacific.

29 Nov 2017 description

Storm ravaged countries need the Commonwealth’s innovative regenerative model to build back better and stronger, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland asserted last night in a powerful presentation about the Commonwealth’s importance.

15 Nov 2017 description

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has called for increased funding to help member states rebuild their countries after natural disasters.

She was speaking at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and United Nations Development Program’s (UNDP) side event at COP23 in Bonn, Germany, today.

27 Oct 2017 description

Nairobi- 27th of October 2017

We the Heads of the undersigned international observer missions present in Kenya issue this communiqué on the election rescheduled for the 28th of October.

We note the decision of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to postpone polling in Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori and Siaya counties, based on article 55b of the electoral law.

02 Oct 2017 description

The Commonwealth Secretary General, The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, has called for peace, unity and non-violence in Cameroon following the recent concerns about the possible escalation of violence in the Southwest and Northwest regions of the country. The Secretary-General is particularly concerned about heightening tensions and fear related to activities planned for 1 October in the above-mentioned regions.