Promoting rule of law for development in small states Two men and two women are seated at a conference

27 March 2015

Senior officials and legal experts meet to consider rule of law and post-2015 development agenda from the perspective of small Commonwealth states.

New forum to tackle Commonwealth trade challenges Traders work and consumers shop at a market in Tonga

25 March 2015

A Commonwealth working group on trade will meet in Malta for the first time to consider challenges affecting member countries.

Barbados conference to boost small states’ access to development finance Construction project, Barbados

24 March 2015

Barbados conference to boost small states’ access to development finance

Small states to have say on rule of law and justice in post-2015 negotiations Samoa beach

23 March 2015

Small states to have say on rule of law and justice in post-2015 negotiations

Lee Kuan Yew 1923 - 2015 : Tribute by Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma The Hon Lee Kuan Yew, Prime Minister of Singapore at the 1987 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Vancouver, Canada.

22 March 2015

Secretary-General extends his condolences following the death of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first Prime Minister

Malcolm Fraser - Tribute by Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma 1986: Commonwealth Secretary-General, Shridath Ramphal, The Rt Hon Malcolm Fraser (Australia), General Obasanjo (Nigeria), Chief Emeka Anyaoku (Deputy Secretary-General), Mr. Hugh Craft, Director, International Affairs Division

20 March 2015

Secretary-General extends his condolences to Mr Fraser's family and to the people of Australia on behalf of the Commonwealth family.

Commonwealth observers redeploy to Nigeria for 28 March elections Group of Commonwealth Observers stand with the Chairman of Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission

20 March 2015

Commonwealth election observers are set to redeploy to Nigeria ahead of Presidential and National Assembly Elections, to be held on 28 March 2015.

Galvanising efforts to increase women’s political participation Dr Ojiambo

18 March 2015

Dr Ojiambo was addressing Ministers and senior officials responsible for gender equality and women’s empowerment at the Commonwealth’s annual women’s affairs consultation in New York.

Women’s political leadership in Africa – time to look beyond numbers Women’s political leadership in Africa

18 March 2015

The Commonwealth Secretariat and African Union (AU) held a high-level dialogue in New York last week to address women’s political leadership in delivering democracy and development in Africa.

Commonwealth and African Union strengthen partnership to assist member countries

16 March 2015

The Commonwealth Secretariat and African Union have held discussions in Addis Ababa on ways to strengthen collaboration in trade advocacy, electoral support and women’s leadership, among other areas.

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