Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma on 26 September 2011 issued a message of condolence following the death of Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, who also served on the Commonwealth Commission on Respect and Understanding.
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Michael Sata is elected as Zambia's President
The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) held its thirty-sixth regular meeting in New York on 22 September 2011.
Statement by Kamalesh Sharma
Commonwealth priorities captured in political Declaration of UN High-Level Meeting
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Office provides a base for delegations visiting Geneva and enables them to establish a diplomatic presence in the region