Strengthened capacity through improved professional and technical standards in the health sector and strengthened national frameworks and policies improve health outcomes. Under this project Ms Kelly Culver assisted the Government of Saint Lucia to improve efficiency in delivering human resources for effective service delivery in the health sector.
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.
Address by Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Deodat Maharaj to the Plenary Session of the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States
We need to move beyond simplistic measures of development and reconcile sustainable management of oceans with economic and social needs - Deputy Secretary-General Deodat Maharaj
A vulnerability resilience framework, newly revised and expanded by the Commonwealth, helps small states to develop policies to build resilience and bounce back from economic and environmental crises.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today deplored the reported attempt at a military coup in Lesotho
Ahead of the International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS 2014), Samoa's Prime Minister warns of the threat posed by climate change and the need for genuine and durable partnerships.
Youth leaders represented at a global summit on small island nations in Samoa have called on national governments to include young people as partners for sustainable development.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma and the Finance minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jon Patrice Kitebi, met Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot on 29 August 2014 to discuss development priorities ahead of the G20 summit which takes place in Brisbane in November.
Small states face a special set of development challenges, making them especially vulnerable to economic and environmental shocks.
The winner of the logo design competition for the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (19CCEM) was announced on the 28 July at a press conference in Nassau, The Bahamas, by The Bahamas Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Jerome Fitzgerald.
Nominations closing soon (30th August) for Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards 2014