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Parliament is the heart of democracy: Secretary-General

11 September 2012

Sharma calls on parliamentarians to advance democracy, development and diversity

Commonwealth Secretary-General makes multi-pronged visit to Sri Lanka

7 September 2012

Sri Lanka is one of the eight founding members of the modern Commonwealth, and has a unique history and heritage, which form part of the Commonwealth’s rich diversity

Stiglitz proposes new ways to help trade performance of poorest and small vulnerable economies

31 August 2012

Nobel prize-winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz has called for an enshrining of a ‘Right to Trade’ in the global trading regime, as a new initiative to help the trade performances of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable economies.

Commonwealth voice to inform post-2015 development agenda

31 August 2012

Mauritius summit ends with pledge by education ministers on collective input to UN discussions

Commonwealth Student Association is launched

30 August 2012

‘It is essential that our future professionals and leaders have a say on education issues that affect them and generations to come’ - Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba

Q&A with Nobel prize-winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz

30 August 2012

Professor Stiglitz participated in a Commonwealth roundtable on Aid for Trade on 29 August. Following the discussion he spoke to the Commonwealth about trade, the current global economic situation and the multilateral trading system

Historic Pacific maritime boundary agreements concluded with Commonwealth assistance

29 August 2012

A series of historic treaties to settle maritime boundaries in the Pacific were signed today at the 43rd Pacific Islands Forum in Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

Commonwealth and the Pacific – offering practical assistance through partnership

29 August 2012

Dialogue and development key to deepening and broadening scope of collaboration.

18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers opens in Mauritius

29 August 2012

"The fundamental cure to poverty is not money, but education," says Prime Minister of St Lucia, Dr Kenny Anthony

‘Be the Change’

28 August 2012

Youth forum opens as ministers gather for the 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers in Mauritius