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Commonwealth Business Forum 2015 launched in London Commonwealth Business Forum 2015 launched in London

27 February 2015

Commonwealth Business Forum 2015 launched in London

Reception to Launch 2015 Commonwealth Business Forum

27 February 2015

Reception to Launch 2015 Commonwealth Business Forum. Remarks by Commonwealth Secretary-General, Kamalesh Sharma

Commonwealth governments call for legislative reforms to prevent criminal exploitation of virtual currencies

24 February 2015

Commonwealth governments have set out recommendations to look at ways to counter the risks and maximise potential economic benefits of virtual currencies.

Lesotho Election 2015: Commonwealth Observer Group arrival statement  Festus Mogae

24 February 2015

We wish the people of Lesotho - the beautiful Mountain Kingdom - well, as they go out on Saturday to exercise their franchise.

Commonwealth Spokesperson statement on Maldives

23 February 2015

The Commonwealth has been closely monitoring recent developments in Maldives, including the arrest on 22 February 2015 of former President Mohamed Nasheed on charges of terrorism.

World Day of Social Justice - 20 February Commonwealth logo

19 February 2015

World Day of Social Justice - 20 February. Statement by Commonwealth Secretary-General.

Solomon Islands General Elections  Commonwealth observers arrive at a polling station in Guadacanal

17 February 2015

Solomon Islands General Elections - Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group

Secretary-General announces new online health initiative ‘CommonHealth’

13 February 2015

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma announces the new online health initiative ‘CommonHealth’.

Statement on postponement of elections in Nigeria

8 February 2015

Statement on postponement of elections in Nigeria by Dr Bakili Muluzi, Chairperson of Commonwealth Observer Group

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation – 6 February Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma

6 February 2015

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation – 6 February . Statement by Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma

Commonwealth Scholarships: 50 years of building human resources Deputy Secretary General (Economic and Social Development) of the Commonwealth, Mr Deodat Maharaj and high commissioners

4 February 2015

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) helps over 30,000 Commonwealth citizens gain Masters and PhD qualifications

Second National Export Strategy designed to improve Jamaica's global competitiveness A port in Jamaica

3 February 2015

On 21-22 January senior decision makers from the business community, government, donor agencies, academia and civil society met in Kingston to discuss the design of Jamaica’s second National Export Strategy (NES).

Secretary-General's departure statement following official visit to Sri Lanka Three men sit and talk together

3 February 2015

Statement by Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma, on the conclusion of his official visit to Sri Lanka

Secretary-General meets with delegation from Parliament of Fiji Woman and man stand to shake one another's hand

30 January 2015

A delegation from the Parliament of Fiji called on Commonwealth Secretary-General, Kamalesh Sharma in London this week.

Putting human rights at the centre of universal health coverage

23 January 2015

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 comments on recent developments in St Kitts and Nevis

21 January 2015

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today welcomed movement towards holding constitutionally due elections.

Secretary-General’s message on floods in Malawi and Mozambique

20 January 2015

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.

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark visits Commonwealth Secretary-General Woman and man stand to shake one another's hand

19 January 2015

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.

Countries to benefit from “powerful” upgraded debt management system A large group of adults from Commonwealth member countries stand together in front of a London hotel

14 January 2015

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.

Sri Lanka Presidential Election 2015 Interim Statement Sri Lanka flag

10 January 2015

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.