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Commonwealth Secretary-General addresses Conference of Commonwealth Postal Administrations 2014 Post Office letter box

24 October 2014

Today marks the first time in the 43-year history of the Conference that it has been addressed by a Commonwealth Secretary-General.

LDC IV Monitor report launched

20 October 2014

A report providing a comprehensive assessment of the progress made on the implementation of Istanbul Programme of Action for the least developed countries (LDCs) and published by the Commonwealth Secretariat has been launched by LDC IV Monitor.

Commonwealth response to the Ebola virus outbreak

17 October 2014

“The Ebola virus is an unparalleled challenge to the social fabric and wellbeing of affected countries. It is a medical calamity which is taking an enormous toll at the personal and national level.” -- Secretary General

Finalists for Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards announced Finalists for Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards announced

17 October 2014

Their work with, and on behalf of, young people is truly outstanding and deserves to be lauded” – Katherine Ellis, Director, Youth Division

Mozambique elections: Commonwealth Observer Group interim statement  Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham, Chairperson of the Commonwealth Observer Group

17 October 2014

Interim Statement on the Mozambique Presidential, Parliamentary and Provincial Assembly Elections - 15 October 2014

Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting 2014 Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting

13 October 2014

Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting 2014 Chair’s Summary

Commonwealth to develop new tool for managing public debt

13 October 2014

The Commonwealth Secretariat is looking for Software Development companies to design its new debt management syste.

Mozambique elections: Commonwealth Observer Group arrival statement

10 October 2014

Statement by Hubert Ingraham, former Prime Minister of Bahamas and Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group, in Maputo, on 10 October 2014

Commonwealth launches handbook on innovative finance Commonwealth launches handbook on innovative finance

8 October 2014

A toolkit containing a one-stop shop where countries can find information about suitable funding for development has been launched by the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Commonwealth Secretary-General welcomes political progress in Lesotho Lesotho landscape by Tjeerd Wiersma

7 October 2014

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma's statement on political progress in Lesotho.

Political Director of Commonwealth Secretariat addresses 60th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

6 October 2014

Amitav Banerji, the director of the Commonwealth Secretariat Political Division, delivered a speech on behalf of the Secretary General, Kamalesh Sharma, at the 60th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Commonwealth mourns Dr William F. Shija, Secretary-General of the CPA

4 October 2014

"The Commonwealth's worldwide community of parliaments has learned today of the sudden passing of the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Dr William F. Shija."

Concluding Statement of Meeting of Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group, New York

26 September 2014

The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) held its forty-fourth meeting in New York, on 26 September 2014.

Commonwealth leaders issue statement on Post-2015 Agenda

26 September 2014

Commonwealth Heads of Government have endorsed a Commonwealth Statement on the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda

Commonwealth Heads of Government on the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda Commonwealth Heads of Government

26 September 2014

Statement of Commonwealth Heads of Government on the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda

Commonwealth Foreign Ministers meet in New York Commonwealth Foreign Ministers meet in New York

26 September 2014

Commonwealth Foreign Ministers held their annual meeting yesterday at the United Nations in New York where they discussed a range of issues including the association's work in promoting democracy and good governance, development challenges, the Commonwealth’s work in supporting its small states and the Ebola crisis in parts of West Africa.

Video: Helping every voice be heard

19 September 2014

Ever wondered what The Commonwealth stands for today? We've launched a video to show who and what the Commonwealth is about in the modern world.

Commonwealth welcomes peace agreement in Mozambique Mozambique Island Bridge

5 September 2014

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today welcomed the signing of a peace agreement between Mozambican President Armando Guebuza and Afonso Dhlakama, the leader of Renamo, the opposition political party, ahead of next month’s presidential, parliamentary and regional assembly elections.

2015 Commonwealth theme announced

4 September 2014

‘A Young Commonwealth’ has been chosen as the theme for Commonwealth Day 2015, which takes place on 9 March.

Why a youth goal in the post-2015 agenda? Why a Youth Goal in the Post 2015 Agenda?

4 September 2014

The Organisation of African Youth and partners recently convened for a High Level Youth Policy Dialogue on Sustainable Development Goals from 19th-21st August 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya.