The Connectivity Agenda
A vision for the commonwealth which has seen leaders commit to increasing intra-Commonwealth trade to US$2 Trillion by 2030, and expanding intra-Commonwealth investment.
The Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda for Trade and Investment is the tool by which this will be achieved.
The Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda is a platform for countries to exchange best practices and experiences to trade and investment and undertake domestic reform.
This hope/aim being for the cross-fertilization to contribute to further reducing trade frictions among members.
The state of the digital economy report assess the state of the digital economy in the Commonwealth, through:
identifying the different levels at which the Commonwealth countries are operating in the digital economy
scoping out the new opportunities for development of small states in the Commonwealth, including through investment in digital machinery, digital skills, e-commerce and e-government services
identifying the challenges that a persistent digital divide poses in these countries
understanding the potential for digital technologies to boost intra-Commonwealth trade, and highlighting the role intra-Commonwealth co-operation can play in building digital capacity, particularly in small states
identifying best practices and lessons from Commonwealth economies at different levels of development and digital transformation, such as the UK, India, South Africa, Kenya and Papua New Guinea