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Mexican President and Commonwealth Secretary-General: G20 Summit to deliver for countries not present at G20 table

Release date 15 May 2012

London, 14 May, 2012 – Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today discussed the top priorities of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable states that will not be present at the G20 summit from 18 to 19 June.

Commonwealth to observe parliamentary elections in Lesotho

14 May 2012

Former Malawian President Bakili Muluzi to lead Commonwealth Observer Group

Commonwealth Secretary-General to start three-day Belize visit

Release date 14 May 2012

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma begins a three-day visit to Belize on Tuesday, 15 May. It will be his first. Mr Sharma will hear first-hand how the small Caribbean nation has been coping with the challenges posed by the global fuel, food and financial crises. He will also explore how the partnership between Belize and the Commonwealth can be deepened.

Health ministers to discuss linkages between communicable and non-communicable diseases

Release date 14 May 2012

‘Health system integration is key to tackling the dual challenges faced by all our member countries’ – Commonwealth Secretary-General

Former Malawian President Bakili Muluzi to lead Commonwealth observers to Lesotho elections

Release date 14 May 2012

Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma announced today that former Malawian President Dr Bakili Muluzi will lead the Commonwealth Observer Group to the Lesotho Parliamentary Elections, to be held on 26 May 2012.

Commonwealth Secretary-General congratulates The Bahamas’ new Prime Minister

11 May 2012

Kamalesh Sharma said he looked forward to working with Perry Gladstone Christie and his government

Commonwealth assists Sri Lankan garment makers to showcase products in UK

10 May 2012

A group of small scale garment manufacturers from Sri Lanka are in the United Kingdom for a five-day mission to explore market opportunities for their products.

Mozambican President visits Commonwealth Secretariat

9 May 2012

President Armando Guebuza of Mozambique called on Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London on Wednesday, 9 May 2012.

Commonwealth forum for governing and opposition parties opens in Tanzania

7 May 2012

Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba, former Ghana President Jerry Rawlings and National Assembly Speakers from Rwanda and Uganda among speakers on strengthening democratic culture in 54-member Commonwealth

Commonwealth countries urged to implement UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

4 May 2012

Commonwealth told it has an important role to play in ensuring equal rights for persons with disabilities

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