The 16 finalists will each receive a £1,000 grant to advance their development work
Financial services experts from across the Commonwealth will meet in the Indian city of Ahmedabad from 4 to 8 February 2013 to share knowledge and experiences on how to ease women’s access to finance
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has announced former Governor-General of New Zealand Sir Anand Satyanand as Chair of the Commonwealth Foundation.
“This requires combined wisdom to explore ways of dealing with this challenge if efforts to accelerate progress towards the Millennium Development Goals are to bear fruit” – Cyrus Rustomjee
The Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP) is celebrating 40 years of championing young people’s engagement in decision-making and development.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma yesterday hosted a reception at the Commonwealth headquarters, Marlborough House in London, to thank the outgoing Chair of the Council of Commonwealth Societies, Lord Watson of Richmond, and to welcome the Council’s incoming Chair, Lord Howell of Guildford.
The theme "encourages us all to celebrate the ways in which talent and innovation can be supported and put to the best use possible" - Secretary-General
“The Commonwealth, collectively, is profoundly concerned about this situation" - Kamalesh Sharma
The Commonwealth reflects on its history with the leader Nelson Mandela