Theresa May announces £61.4m to tackle global plastic waste

The Prime Minister is to call on Commonwealth Heads of Government to join an alliance to fight plastic pollution

$100bn of green funding for vulnerable nations

A new Commonwealth initiative will unlock billions in climate finance for developing countries. The ‘Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub’ was officially launched last month by Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth at a signing ceremony in New York. It will help 31 vulnerable nations such as Jamaica, Barbados, Mauritius and Namibia deal […]

UK launches climate support for small islands

The UK Government will provide climate change support for the Commomwealth’s small islands. Prime Minister David Cameron launched a “multi-billion” pound package to help those regions preserve their marine environments and economic developments. The UK will invest in locating valuable marine resources, strengthening their capacity to manage their local fisheries, tackling pollution and developing coastal […]