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You have just arrived at Commonwealth Union Website. www.CommonwealthUnion.com is a digital media platform that connects the 2.6 billion people of the Commonwealth’s 56 member nations by providing the latest global and regional business news, investments, and more. It was launched by a group of intellectuals and investors from several nations of the Commonwealth. It also serves as a gateway to global markets and a window of investment and business opportunities for companies through its unique marketing and advertising categories that cover the Commonwealth. It has a global Commonwealth Diaspora of over 100 million educated, professional and business people, travelers and also encapsulates over 150 million Small and Medium Sized (SME’s) businesses throughout the Commonwealth’s 56 nations, covering 33% of the world’s population with 2.6 billion people and a combined Commonwealth GDP of over USD 13 trillion. Presently have about 12m active readership.

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Our International Advisory Board

Hon Ranil Wickremesinghe

President of Sri Lanka

HE Mohamed Nasheed

Former President of Maldives

HE Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President of Nigeria

HE Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

Former President of Mauritius

Hon Joseph Muscat

Former Prime Minister of Malta

Rt Hon Lord Jonathan Marland

Former Minister of State UK and Chairman of the CWEIC

Rt Hon Lord David Howell of Guildford

Former Secretary of State UK for Energy and Transport

Lord Rami Ranger CBE

Chairman Conservative Friends of India in the UK Parliament

Lady Olga Maitland

Former PPS Min of State and President Security and Defence Forum

Rt Hon Sir Hugo Swire KCMG

Former Foreign Office Minister of State UK

Geoffrey Van Orden CBE

Former Leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament

Chris Devonshire-Ellis

Founder and Chairman Dezan Shira Associates

Hon Milind Deora

Former Union Minister of State India

Dr Edem Adzogenu

Co-Chairman Afro Champions

Hon Nirj Deva DL

Chairman and Former MP and MEP



Regional News

Sri Lanka’s most vulnerable paddy farmers get fertilizer, seed and training

Colombo Sri Lanka (Commonwealth Union)_The economic crisis including the ban of fertilizer from about two years ago has seen Sri Lanka’s farmers, especially smallholder farmers...

Concern by the Samoan government as Canberra grants work visas!

SAMOA (Commonwealth Union)_Samoa's Acting Prime Minister is concerned that Australia's offer of up to 3000 visas for Pacific migrants may further deplete Samoa's already...

South Africa’s load shedding burdening industry, developing legislation for energy projects

By Savithri Rodrigo Cape Town, South Africa (Commonwealth Union)_Plagued by...

British schools in West Midlands to be taught on significance of forests

Europe UK (Commonwealth Union) – Teaching children from younger...

Commonwealth Desk

Lady Commonwealth

The Life of Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza, recently announced her retirement from tennis. She was a celebrated and successful, professional tennis player who...

Women in Multilateralism


Commonwealth Union TV


Shipping and Logistics

Manufacturing and Production

Aviation and Airlines

should there always be a doctor on board?

AVIATION GLOBAL (COMMONWEALTH UNION) – when one was to watch any kind of movie and there is a...

Sri Lankan Aviation Industry domestic carriers-a growth area

SRI LANKA (COMMONWEALTH UNION) - Most countries have national carriers that are used for international air travel and...

Does size really matter?

Airlines want their staff back

Who will win the route race?

Agriculture and Climate Change

Researchers find dead vegetation vital in desert ecosystems

Agriculture & Climate Change, Australia (Commonwealth Union) – The disruption to ecosystems has long been known to lead...

Education and Training