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.
“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
Their work with, and on behalf of, young people is truly outstanding and deserves to be lauded” – Katherine Ellis, Director, Youth Division
Interim Statement on the Mozambique Presidential, Parliamentary and Provincial Assembly Elections - 15 October 2014
Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting 2014 Chair’s Summary
The Commonwealth Secretariat is looking for Software Development companies to design its new debt management syste.
Statement by Hubert Ingraham, former Prime Minister of Bahamas and Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group, in Maputo, on 10 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 Kamalesh Sharma's statement on political progress in Lesotho.
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.
"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."
The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) held its forty-fourth meeting in New York, on 26 September 2014.
Commonwealth Heads of Government have endorsed a Commonwealth Statement on the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda
Statement of Commonwealth Heads of Government on the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda
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.
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 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.
‘A Young Commonwealth’ has been chosen as the theme for Commonwealth Day 2015, which takes place on 9 March.
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.
Leaders gathered in Samoa from 1-4 September at the United Nations' International Conference on Small Island Developing States, to help build durable partnerships and secure sustainable development for vulnerable coastal nations.