Leading thinkers in the health and human rights sectors gather at the Commonwealth Secretariat to discuss the right to health in the context of universal health coverage.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today welcomed movement towards holding constitutionally due elections.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has sent messages to the Presidents of Malawi and Mozambique following devastating floods in both countries in which many people have lost their lives.
The Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Rt Hon Helen Clark, today called on Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma at Commonwealth headquarters in London.
CS-DRMS is used by over 100 agencies including Ministries of Finance, Treasuries and central banks, and is in operation in 60 countries –15 outside the Commonwealth.
The Commonwealth Observer Group commends the people of Sri Lanka for the spirit in which they participated in this important election. The high voter turnout of 81.52 per cent reflects positively on the Sri Lankan people’s strong commitment to the democratic process.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today congratulated the incoming President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena, on his success in the 8 January presidential election and his assumption of office.
Sri Lanka Presidential Election 2015 - Arrival Statement by Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group
With a New Year ahead of us, full of promise and the inevitable potential for the unexpected, the Commonwealth family of nations looks to the future with a renewed sense of purpose to work for the common good of its citizens in a rapidly transforming world.
Celebrating the year in pictures
Ten years ago, a devastating tsunami crashed into parts of south and south-east Asia killing hundreds of thousands of people and injuring many more.
On Human Rights Day, at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London, ‘The Commonwealth Community Choir Competition 2015 – Music for Peace and Development’ was launched.
Commonwealth Special Envoy to Lesotho, Dr Rajen Prasad, has published guidelines on coalition formation and sustainability for the southern African country.
Commonwealth Special Envoy to Lesotho, Dr Rajen Prasad, at the release of guidelines document: “Working Towards a Sustainable Democracy: Some Guidelines for a Robust Election Process” - 18 December 2014, Maseru
On behalf of the Commonwealth I express the revulsion we feel at the terror unleashed on children in a place of learning - Commonwealth Secretary-General
An agreement between Fiji, Tuvalu and France over their maritime borders was brokered this week with support from the Commonwealth.
To mark Human Rights Day on 10 December, the Commonwealth Secretariat hosted a panel discussion with the theme of ‘Why Rights?’
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma's Human Rights Day statement, Marlborough House
Deputy Secretary-General, Gary Dunn met with four members of the Parliament of Rwanda on 4 December
Commonwealth Heads of Government have regularly declared their collective commitment to a transparent, free and fair multilateral trading system that enhances trade liberalisation and developmental objectives, while taking into account the special development requirements of capacity-constrained countries.