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Rights of indigenous peoples must be respected

10 December 2012

Commonwealth meeting on International Human Rights Day puts spotlight on marginalisation of indigenous people

Young parliamentarians quiz Commonwealth

7 December 2012

“Democracy is not what we have but what we do,” said Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba as she urged young people to actively participate in building and nurturing democracy on Thursday, 6 December 2012.

Commonwealth assists Tuvalu to jointly claim additional seabed with France and New Zealand

7 December 2012

The Commonwealth Secretariat has assisted Tuvalu, France (for Wallis and Futuna) and New Zealand (for the non-self-governing territory of Tokelau) to lodge a joint submission with the United Nations today for additional seabed.

Commonwealth-flagged polar expedition sets sail

7 December 2012

First-ever winter crossing of Antarctica 'an inspiration'

Nauru to shift from phosphate to fisheries

6 December 2012

The Pacific island state to move from single commodity dependence to a diversified economy.

Secretaries-General for Commonwealth and OECD review priorities for post-2015

4 December 2012

Secretaries-General for the Commonwealth and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) discussed areas of synergy between their two organisations on 4 December 2012, as the OECD met on the post-2015 global development agenda at the Commonwealth Secretariat’s headquarters in London.

Ghana polls: Commonwealth observers call for peaceful conduct

4 December 2012

Commonwealth Observer Group encouraged by recent peace pact by political leaders and civil society and community leaders’ calls for peaceful elections

Youth and women: HIV vulnerability

30 November 2012

Ahead of World AIDS Day on 1 December 2012, STRIVE Research Director Dr Charlotte Watts highlights the importance of engaging with youth and women to an effective HIV response.

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