“There is an emerging dynamism on the African continent. Purposefulness and energy are the new face of Africa” – Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Ransford Smith
Speakers include Louise Mushikiwabo, Rwandan Foreign Minister and Baroness Verma, Department for International Development’s Spokesperson in the House of Lords
First workshop of its kind to be held in Maldives
Sharma visits Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Jamaica and St Vincent and the Grenadines in official visit to the Caribbean region
The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) held its thirty-fifth regular meeting in London on 28 April 2011.
Fiji, CMAG reform on agenda
The burden of non-communicable diseases is evident in every corner of the Commonwealth, and is impacting on both rich and poor countries, at all levels of society – Commonwealth Secretary-General
A generally peaceful campaign and poll, but poor administrative preparations and lack of a level playing field raise concerns