The Commonwealth to observe Vanuatu elections Vanuatu flag

11 January 2016

A former Prime Minister of The Bahamas, Hubert Ingraham, will lead a Commonwealth Observer Group to Vanuatu for its General Election on 22 January.

Ban Ki-moon and Kamalesh Sharma team up on climate action United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma

8 January 2016

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma have joined forces to call governments to get behind an innovative debt swaps for climate action proposal.

Commonwealth must remain a ‘global force for good’ - Secretary General  Kamalesh Sharma, Commonwealth Secretary-General at Round Table

8 January 2016

The Commonwealth Secretary-General speaks at a conference hosted by the Round Table - the Commonwealth Journal for International Affairs.

Secretary-General meets with Dr Goodluck Jonathan

5 January 2016

Former President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, today called on Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma at Marlborough House in London.

The Commonwealth in 2015

24 December 2015

A celebration of the year 2015 in pictures

Commonwealth commends Malawi as it moves toward freedom of sexual orientation

23 December 2015

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs announces the suspension of anti-homosexuality laws in Malawi.

Commonwealth Secretary-General calls for due process in Seychelles elections

22 December 2015

Following a request from the Government of Seychelles, a Commonwealth election observation group was deployed to observe the presidential elections.

Commonwealth releases observer report on Trinidad and Tobago’s 2015 elections  Commonwealth Observer Group to Trinidad and Tobago’s parliamentary elections

16 December 2015

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has released the report of the Commonwealth Observer Group to Trinidad and Tobago’s parliamentary elections.

Commonwealth applauds global climate change agreement

15 December 2015

Commonwealth Secretary-General welcomes last weekend’s historic Conference of Parties (COP21) climate change agreement to limit global emissions.

Ensuring development objectives are at heart of major global trade talks Commonwealth trade ministers and experts meet in Nairobi to explore interaction between the multilateral trade agenda and the new global development goals.

15 December 2015

Commonwealth explores interaction between multilateral trade agenda and SDGs.

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