The #Commonwealth supports development, democracy and peace. We are a voice for small states and a champion for young people.

The Commonwealth
Joined April 2009
To mark conclusion of 110th anniversary of the #Commonwealth Parliamentary Association this year @CPA_Secretariat publishes a special book showcasing over 180 Parliament buildings around the Commonwealth & giving an insight into their varied histories ⬇️ cpahq.org/news/2021_11-110th…
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Ahead of the 2022 Birmingham #Commonwealth Games, @Anne_W_Strike writes that there is an opportunity to reflect on how this sporting event can contribute to creating a peaceful and healthier world through the power of sport. ✍🏽 Read the full blog: bit.ly/3IzRaU3
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50 years after the creation of the Least Developed Countries category and ahead of @UN #LDC5 Conference, @PScotlandCSG will be joining a high-level panel to discuss the impact this decision has made and its relevance today. ➡️ Learn more & register: bit.ly/3ycW04X
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🌊 Despite their lower emissions, small states are already feeling the impacts of a warming climate 📣 Find out how the #Commonwealth Secretariat champions and amplifies the voice of the 32 #CommonwealthSmallStates in the fight against climate change 👇
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The #Commonwealth has observed over 160 elections in nearly 40 countries since 1980. We promote electoral good practice through: 🗳 Election observation 👥 Knowledge sharing 👩🏾‍🏫 Training and assistance Discover more about #CommonwealthElections 👇
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In the latest #BlueCharter🌊 case study, learn how the Indian Ocean Observing System helps prepare for and mitigate the worst effects of extreme weather on vulnerable communities across the Indian Ocean and beyond. 📘 Read more: bit.ly/3dv8hbk
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In 2020, #TheBahamas🇧🇸 became the first country in the world to launch a central bank digital currency - the Sand Dollar. Now many developing countries, particularly small states, are adopting #DigitalCurrencies. Learn more about the benefits and challenges of #CBDC 👇🏿
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#TheGambia’s unique marble voting system has once again allowed all Gambians who voted to do so in a transparent manner, says #Commonwealth observers. Read the report 👉: bit.ly/31DpHA5 #GambiaDecides2021 | #CommonwealthElections🗳
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10.3 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines are administered daily across the #Commonwealth. Follow the latest vaccination data and trends across the 54 member countries with the Commonwealth Covid-19 vaccination tracker ⬇️ #CommonwealthInnovation
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There are several consultancy and procurement opportunities available at the #Commonwealth Secretariat. Visit our procurement pages to find out more and apply ⬇️ #Jobs | #HiringNow
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The Commonwealth #ConnectivityAgenda is made up of clusters that address the five dimensions of Connectivity: 👩🏽‍💻 Digital 📡 Physical 🔎 Regulatory 🚚 Supply Side 🤝 Business to Business Learn how the Secretariat supports #Commonwealth member countries in boosting trade ⬇️
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"It's impossible to tackle the climate crisis without a fundamental change in the way we view and treat the ocean." Join @PScotlandCSG tomorrow at the @Economist_WOI #OceanSummit for a panel discussion on governance for ocean restoration 👉 bit.ly/3vJJSHe #BlueCharter
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We are currently recruiting for several job vacancies at @commonwealthsec, including: 🔹 Head of Learning and Organisational Development 🔹 Human Rights Officer 🔹 Political Adviser, Electoral Support Find out more and apply: bit.ly/3xTuPMd #Commonwealth | #HiringNow
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#DYK: The #Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub (#CommonwealthCFAH) has mobilised $43.8 million of funding for climate finance projects, with $762.2 million in the pipeline. The Hub has so far placed climate finance advisers in 🇧🇧🇧🇿🇸🇿🇫🇯🇯🇲🇲🇺🇸🇨🇸🇧🇱🇨🇹🇴🇻🇺🇿🇲 Learn more 👇
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The opening of polls in #TheGambia's presidential election received an enthusiastic response from voters who patiently formed long queues to cast their votes. For the full story 👉: bit.ly/31wOx4A #GambiaDecides2021 | #CommonwealthElections🗳
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Chairperson and #Commonwealth observers are off to an early start as The Gambian voters converge on polling stations to choose their president. #GambiaVotes2021 | #CommonwealthElections 🗳
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The Commonwealth retweeted
1 in 7 people in the world lives with disabilities and COVID-19 has exposed the harsh inequalities they face. We have to work harder to remove barriers for all people with disabilities and create an inclusive and accessible post-pandemic world. #IDPWD2021
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🌊 The climate crisis is an ocean crisis. On Monday, 6 December, @PScotlandCSG will join the @Economist_WOI #OceanSummit Asia-Pacific for a panel discussion on governance for ocean restoration. Learn more and register for free ➡️: bit.ly/3vJJSHe
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#CommonwealthSaysNOMORE provides the 54 #Commonwealth member countries with resources to help end domestic and sexual violence against women and girls. 👉🏿 During the #16Days of Activism, visit CommonwealthSaysNOMORE.org to learn more, get support or take action.
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