Senator Joanne Massiah, Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of State for Legal Affairs, talks to Commonwealth News about the challenges faced by small states and the issues that can drive development. The Senator had earlier addressed the Second Commonwealth Global Biennial Conference on Small States at the Commonwealth Secretariat on 18 September 2012.
Sir Ranulph Fiennes announces first winter crossing of Antarctica
Sharing Practical Ways to Build Resilience
Challenges and opportunities of building resilience of small states discussed at Commonwealth conference
Prince William addresses young leaders at Commonwealth Youth Programme in Honiara
Speaker: Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma
The Commonwealth is hosting a forum from 17 to 18 September to promote the interests of small states.
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, will visit the Commonwealth Youth Programme’s regional centre in Solomon Islands as part of their Diamond Jubilee tour of South-East Asia and the Pacific.
Kamalesh Sharma visited Sri Lanka from 9 to 13 September where he was received by President Mahinda Rajapaksa