“While national governments will always remain important, the onus is even greater on local governments to deliver the fruits of development” - Amitav Banerji, Commonwealth Secretariat
The contribution by the Commonwealth at this meeting has been timely, relevant and productive - Andrey Bokarev, chair of the Russian G20 Development Working Group
The regional winners of the 2013 Commonwealth book and short story prizes were announced today, unearthing the best of new writing from across the Commonwealth.
Tickets for the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 will go on sale from 19 August 2013.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today congratulated the people of Pakistan for successfully concluding the 11 May 2013 parliamentary elections, and pledged continued support from the organisation as the country consolidates its democracy.
“Everyone in the Commonwealth understands sport and it’s a powerful teacher by enabling you to see the commonality despite the diversity of humanity”- Professor Bruce Kidd
Commonwealth countries identify critical components for lasting peace after conflict
Participants at a Commonwealth roundtable on reconcilation from 1 to 3 May share their thoughts on garnering lasting peace after conflict
As we mark World Press Freedom Day today, 3 May, The Commonwealth once again reaffirms its firm commitment to a free and responsible press in promoting democracy, development and diversity.
“The goal of the Commonwealth’s partnership with the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka is to support Sri Lanka’s national efforts and plans to provide access for all its citizens to a life of dignity and opportunity in keeping with the values of the Commonwealth” – Sharma