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The Queen's Christmas Broadcast 2012

25 December 2012

HM Queen Elizabeth II, Head of the Commonwealth, looks back on a year of celebration and reflects on the importance of public service

The Commonwealth in 2012

21 December 2012

Our highlights from the past 12 months in pictures

Commonwealth launches The Big Divide

18 December 2012

A new Commonwealth publication that reveals the ‘big divide’ between small states in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has been launched.

Education ministers conclude post-2015 recommendations

14 December 2012

"This is a prime opportunity for us to exercise the collective advocacy role for which the Commonwealth is so well equipped" – Secretary-General

Education ministers to finalise post-2015 development proposals

11 December 2012

“This is a once-in-generation opportunity” - Kamalesh Sharma

Call for young people to contribute to ministers meeting

11 December 2012

Are you aged 15-29 and a Commonwealth citizen? Tell us what you think Commonwealth youth ministers should discuss when they meet next April

Rights of indigenous peoples must be respected

10 December 2012

Commonwealth meeting on International Human Rights Day puts spotlight on marginalisation of indigenous people

Young parliamentarians quiz Commonwealth

7 December 2012

“Democracy is not what we have but what we do,” said Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba as she urged young people to actively participate in building and nurturing democracy on Thursday, 6 December 2012.

Commonwealth assists Tuvalu to jointly claim additional seabed with France and New Zealand

7 December 2012

The Commonwealth Secretariat has assisted Tuvalu, France (for Wallis and Futuna) and New Zealand (for the non-self-governing territory of Tokelau) to lodge a joint submission with the United Nations today for additional seabed.

Commonwealth-flagged polar expedition sets sail

7 December 2012

First-ever winter crossing of Antarctica 'an inspiration'

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