August 1986: Commonwealth puts pressure on white minority rule government.
Plans by Arnold Smith, the first Commonwealth Secretary-General, to provide Commonwealth countries with a fund for multilateral aid came to fruition in the early 1970s.
Landmark Commonwealth study gave world a ‘wake-up call’ on climate change and sea level rise.
Commonwealth vows to safeguard democracy and human rights.
Landmark accord banning sport contacts mounts pressure on apartheid-era South Africa.
Finance ministers welcome major Commonwealth report on the debt crisis.
Accord on racism sets out Commonwealth duty to tackle discrimination and apartheid.
Commonwealth Parliamentarians heard how it was in their “common interest” to strengthen regional alliances.