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Launch of Commonwealth Community Choir Competition 2015 Choir group of multicultural children stand alongside Commonwealth Secretary-General

19 December 2014

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 releases guidelines on coalition formation Outdoor landscape

18 December 2014

Commonwealth Special Envoy to Lesotho, Dr Rajen Prasad, has published guidelines on coalition formation and sustainability for the southern African country.

Statement by Commonwealth Special Envoy to Lesotho Flag of Lesotho

18 December 2014

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

Pakistan school killings: Secretary-General expresses revulsion

16 December 2014

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

Agreement reached between Fiji, Tuvalu and France on maritime boundaries Three men signing an agreement

12 December 2014

An agreement between Fiji, Tuvalu and France over their maritime borders was brokered this week with support from the Commonwealth.

Experts call on governments to step up action to protect the rights of women and girls

12 December 2014

To mark Human Rights Day on 10 December, the Commonwealth Secretariat hosted a panel discussion with the theme of ‘Why Rights?’

Secretary-General's statement on Human Rights Day 2014

10 December 2014

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma's Human Rights Day statement, Marlborough House

Deputy Secretary-General meets with members of the Parliament of Rwanda Rwandan MPs stand on stairs next to Employees of the Commonwealth Secretariat

5 December 2014

Deputy Secretary-General, Gary Dunn met with four members of the Parliament of Rwanda on 4 December

Statement on the Commonwealth and Progress in the World Trade Organisation Man stands to make a speech

5 December 2014

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.

Secretary-General concludes visit to India Two men are seated and talk with one another

5 December 2014

Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma concluded a visit to India this week, where he met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the deepening engagement and leadership by India in the Commonwealth.

Resource for creating and managing youth clubs launched Group of young people painting

2 December 2014

Commonwealth Secretariat launches practical resource guide for youth workers and civil society organisations

World AIDS Day Statement 2014 Commonwealth Secretary-General is seated and speaks to an audience

1 December 2014

World AIDS Day Statement 2014

Commonwealth Science Conference: speech by Secretary-General

25 November 2014

Inauguration, Bengaluru 2014

Secretary-General's statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Man stands before microphone to make a speech

24 November 2014

25 November 2014: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Official launch of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2015 Two men stand outside to make a speech to audience

24 November 2014

'The Commonwealth - Adding Global Value'

Solomon Islands elections: Commonwealth Observer Group interim statement

22 November 2014

Interim statement by Sir Mekere Morauta, Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group to Solomon Islands 2014 elections

Secretariat assists Guyana with reform of Civil Procedure Rules

21 November 2014

The Commonwealth Secretariat will partake in a seminar from 26-28 November in Georgetown, Guyana to present new Civil Procedure Rules

Commonwealth Scholars are ‘shaping the future’ Man stands to make a speech to audience

18 November 2014

Deputy Secretary-General of the Commonwealth speaks at welcome event for the ‘class of 2014’

Secretary-General welcomes election of Maldives and Seychelles as next Chairs of AOSIS Seated man speaks to an audience

14 November 2014

The Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has welcomed the election of Maldives and Seychelles as the next two successive Chairs of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS)

Solomon Islands elections: Commonwealth Observer Group arrival statement Three men look at a report

13 November 2014

Arrival statement by Sir Mekere Morauta, Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group to Solomon Islands 2014 elections