By Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General   When 197 countries adopted the Paris Agreement on Climate Change in 2015,

By Patricia Scotland   The widespread destruction wreaked by Tropical Cyclone Harold in several Pacific countries just days ago

By Patricia Scotland, Secretary General, The Commonwealth Today there is an eerie silence across the globe. Bustling cities have gone

By Patricia Scotland   Our world seems to be changing faster than ever – technologically, environmentally, socially – and in so

By Patricia Scotland Commonwealth Secretary General Global uncertainties and tensions are escalating and affecting trade in every