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Commonwealth countries among least corrupt in Corruption Perceptions Index

26 January 2017

Commonwealth countries are rated among the least corrupt in Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index.

Parliamentarians to make commitment on human rights

25 January 2017

Government ministers and legal advisers from across the Commonwealth are meeting to lay the foundation for a global network of parliamentary champions of human rights.

From the Archive: Sanctions agreed against apartheid-era South Africa

25 January 2017

From the Archive: Commonwealth leaders agreed a programme of economic sanctions against apartheid-era South Africa in 1986.

Peace in the home essential first step to community peace, says Zambia’s vice president

25 January 2017

Zambia’s Vice President Inonge Mutukwa Wina and High Commissioner Muyeba Shichapwa Chikonde called on the Commonwealth Secretary-General at Marlborough House in London.

Winners of schoolchildren’s Commonwealth Class Writing Competition announced

25 January 2017

Schoolchildren between 7 and 14 years of age from Cyprus, India, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and the UK have been named as winners of the Commonwealth Class Writing Competition, an initiative of the Commonwealth Secretariat and British Council.

Commonwealth official responds to Cameroonian protesters

20 January 2017

A group of Cameroonian citizens chanted, sang and carried signs outside the gates of the Commonwealth’s headquarters in London today. They were protesting alleged human rights abuses against the country’s Anglophone community.

New Jamaica high commissioner pledges support for Commonwealth initiatives

20 January 2017

The newly arrived high commissioner of Jamaica, His Excellency Seth George Ramocan, has paid a call on the Commonwealth Secretary-General at Marlborough House in London

Malta assumes Presidency of the Council of the EU

18 January 2017

As our Commonwealth Chair-in Office Malta concurrently assumes the Presidency of the Council of the EU it is my pleasure to offer warm congratulations to the Prime Minister, Dr Joseph Muscat.

Youth Council leader becomes youngest Trinidad and Tobago senator

18 January 2017

A leading member of the Commonwealth Youth Council has become the youngest ever senator in Trinidad and Tobago’s history.

Theresa May: Commonwealth provides “unique and proud global relationships”

17 January 2017

The British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke enthusiastically about the opportunities provided by the Commonwealth during a landmark speech on the British Government’s plans for Brexit.

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