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The Commonwealth stands ready to support Kenya

12 February 2018

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, continues to monitor developments in Kenya following general elections held on 8 August 2017 to elect a President and Members of Parliament. These elections were observed by the Commonwealth.

Commonwealth peace envoy lauds political dialogue in Zambia

18 December 2017

Commonwealth peace envoy Ibrahim Gambari has praised Zambian president Edgar Lungu and the leader of the main opposition political party Hakainde Hichilema for their “unwavering commitment” to political dialogue in the country.

Special envoy to Zambia concludes latest visit

27 November 2017

The Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Zambia, Ibrahim Gambari, concluded his four day visit to the country with a news conference calling for continued mutual respect to help build confidence and trust.

Commonwealth Special Envoy Ibrahim Gambari to visit Zambia

23 November 2017

The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Zambia, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, will travel to Zambia for a four-day visit from 23-27 November.

Commonwealth to observe general elections in Tonga

Release date 7 November 2017

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will deploy a Commonwealth Observer Group to observe general elections in Tonga, scheduled for 16 November 2017. This follows a formal invitation from the Government of Tonga.

Secretary-General commits to ongoing Zambia assistance

31 October 2017

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland yesterday received Hakainde Hichilema, leader of the main opposition political party in Zambia, who paid a courtesy call on her at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London.

Commonwealth ministers commend Secretary-General on political leadership

23 September 2017

The Commonwealth Ministers Action Group (CMAG) has been meeting on the margins of the United Nations in New York.

Commonwealth to set up national “mechanism” for Zambia peace dialogue

18 September 2017

The Commonwealth will create a national mechanism to support Zambia’s peace dialogue, special envoy Professor Ibrahim Gambari announced in a statement last week.

Commonwealth Special Envoy Ibrahim Gambari arrives in Zambia

8 September 2017

The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Zambia, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, has arrived in Lusaka for a one-week visit

Papua New Guinea receives report of the Commonwealth Observer Group

7 September 2017

The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Peter O’Neil, has formally received the Commonwealth Observer Group report on the 2017 election, held in June-July.

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