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Commonwealth Secretary-General mourns death of Ghanaian President

24 July 2012

"On behalf of the Commonwealth, I convey our deepest condolences to the family of late President John Atta Mills, and to the Government and people of Ghana" - Kamalesh Sharma

Two year countdown begins for Commonwealth Games in Scotland

23 July 2012

Scottish athletes visit village where 6,500 athletes and officials will stay

Reaching development goals by breaking silos in Commonwealth Africa

19 July 2012

Prime Minister of Rwanda addresses Commonwealth African Heads of Public Services on learning from each other’s experiences to achieve development goals

Commonwealth congratulates new African Union Commission Chair

18 July 2012

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma of South Africa is elected

Nominate an outstanding young person for development awards

17 July 2012

Winners of Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work could receive grants of up to £3,000

Towards a New Strategic Plan for the Commonwealth Secretariat

13 July 2012

In Perth, Australia last year, Commonwealth Heads of Government mandated the Secretary-General to develop a new, more-focused Strategic Plan for the Commonwealth Secretariat. It would run from January 2013 to June 2016. Work on that plan has now started.

Commonwealth magnifying voice of small states Secretary-General tells Caribbean leaders at CARICOM

7 July 2012

“CARICOM and the Commonwealth joined at the hip” – Commonwealth Secretary-General

Commonwealth Secretary-General addresses meeting of Caribbean Heads of Government

6 July 2012

Kamalesh Sharma’s remarks to the Plenary Session of the 33rd Regular Meeting of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Conference of Heads of Government

Breaking barriers to women’s access to finance in the Commonwealth

3 July 2012

Commonwealth brings together development agencies, banks and finance ministries to discuss the environment for female entrepreneurs.

Commonwealth experts put migration and development in small states under the lens

2 July 2012

Migration and development experts from the Commonwealth and beyond are meeting in Kingston, Jamaica, from 2 to 4 July to examine the costs and benefits of migration in small states.