Students from Commonwealth countries can now pursue postgraduate study in a new range of destinations thanks to scholarships announced this week under the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan.
Read the response of Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma to Canada's decision to suspend contributions to the Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation over the next two years.
The Commonwealth and La Francophonie (CF) held a Dialogue with Australia, President of the G20 in 2014 and several members of the G20 Development Working Group
Today we mourn the passing of Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, an exemplary leader and statesman of Trinidad & Tobago, the Caribbean and the Commonwealth, who served with distinction as both President and Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago
"As we reflect on that terrible time and its aftermath, we acknowledge the courageous ways in which the people of Rwanda have sought to find healing and move forward"
Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane today declared the small southern African kingdom “open for business” at an investment forum in London to raise awareness of growing economic opportunities in his country.
Organisations across the globe are being urged to get behind a Commonwealth youth-led initiative to promote sport as a tool for national development and conflict prevention.
Kamalesh Sharma today conveyed his sympathy to the government and people of Solomon Islands following the loss of life and destruction of property caused by flash floods that struck the Pacific island nation on 3 April 2014
The Foreign Minister of St Vincent and The Grenadines Camillo Gonzalves spoke about the recently concluded Third Biennial Global Conference on Small States on Jamaica's Hot 102 FM.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has welcomed developments in Fiji, including the announcement of elections in September 2014.
Practical solutions on debt, development and climate change from the Third Global Biennial Conference on Small States in St Lucia from 26 to 27 March 2014
Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba received Zambia’s Minister of Youth and Sport Chishimba Kambwili at the Commonwealth’s headquarters in Marlborough House this week. They discussed the ongoing renewal of the Commonwealth Youth Programme.
“Position and strength: small states on the global playing field"
Kamalesh Sharma addresses Commonwealth Prime Ministers and ministers gathered in St Lucia to discuss ‘Building Resilience in Small States’
Kamalesh Sharma welcomes Commonwealth ministers addressing small states’ concerns
Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Deodat Maharaj this week pledged ongoing commitment to continue deepening and improving the delivery of technical assistance to Saint Lucia.
Interim Statement by the Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group to Maldives Majlis (Parliamentary) Elections, March 2014
The Commonwealth Charter, adopted by all our member governments on behalf of the people of the Commonwealth, affirms that: ‘We are implacably opposed to all forms of discrimination, whether rooted in gender, race, colour, creed, political belief or other grounds’.
The 2015 Commonwealth Education Good Practice Awards were launched today at Marlborough House in London by Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Deodat Maharaj and Eldred Bethel, High Commissioner of The Bahamas.
Statement by Hon Bruce Golding, Chair, Commonwealth Observer Group, delivered at Traders Hotel in Malé, Maldives, on 19 March 2014