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Rule of law key to attracting investment

20 March 2012

“Investors want to know that when they invest in a country there is the rule of law” - Mark Guthrie, Legal Adviser at the Commonwealth Secretariat

Strengthening justice in Papua New Guinea

20 March 2012

Commonwealth Secretariat jointly organises seminar to build public confidence in the judiciary

Commonwealth youth set for online course in development

20 March 2012

Youth Programme links with Commonwealth of Learning to develop pilot course on Commonwealth values.

How does your food represent your culture?

19 March 2012

As part of celebrations to mark this year’s Commonwealth theme ‘Connecting Cultures’, last month we asked you to send in photos, video, audio or stories showing how your culture is expressed through FOOD.

Commonwealth mourns death of King George Tupou V of the Kingdom of Tonga

19 March 2012

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has, on behalf of the Commonwealth of Nations, expressed deep sorrow at the untimely death of His Majesty King George Tupou V, of the Kingdom of Tonga.

Commonwealth Special Envoy issues statement on Maldives

Release date 19 March 2012

Commonwealth Special Envoy Rt Hon Sir Donald McKinnon attended the opening of the Majlis -- the Maldives Parliament -- today.

Global celebrations mark Commonwealth Week

16 March 2012

Celebrations took place around the globe during Commonwealth Week, marking this year’s theme ‘Connecting Cultures’. Commonwealth Youth Programme Centres celebrate Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth launches key education publications

16 March 2012

Titles cover education in small states, the role of female teachers and inclusive and citizenship education

Commonwealth, La Francophonie Secretaries-General meet G20 envoys

16 March 2012

The Secretaries-General of the Commonwealth and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie on 16 March 2012, met with several UK-based G20 ambassadors and High Commissioners, including the six G20 members of the Commonwealth and La Francophonie, to exchange views on how the two organisations can continue deepening their collaboration with the G20.

Commonwealth Youth Orchestra and Choir launch CD for Diamond Jubilee

15 March 2012

As part of a week of activities marking Commonwealth Day, the Commonwealth Youth Orchestra and Choir (CYO) launched a CD on 13 March 2012 to raise funds for the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust.