Putting human rights at the centre of universal health coverage

23 January 2015

Leading thinkers in the health and human rights sectors gather at the Commonwealth Secretariat to discuss the right to health in the context of universal health coverage.

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting to be held on 27-29 November 2015

21 January 2015

The next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) will be held in Malta, from 27 to 29 November 2015.

Secretary-General’s message on floods in Malawi and Mozambique

20 January 2015

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has sent messages to the Presidents of Malawi and Mozambique following devastating floods in both countries in which many people have lost their lives.

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark visits Commonwealth Secretary-General Woman and man stand to shake one another's hand

19 January 2015

The Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Rt Hon Helen Clark, today called on Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma at Commonwealth headquarters in London.

Boosting trade links for Commonwealth Countries

17 January 2015

International trade experts will meet next week to advance a ground-breaking Aid for Trade initiative aimed at boosting economic growth and reducing poverty in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries.

Education Good Practice Awards deadline extended A group of children in a classroom sit at their desk working

16 January 2015

The Education Good Practice Awards deadline has been extended to 16 February 2015.

Countries to benefit from “powerful” upgraded debt management system A large group of adults from Commonwealth member countries stand together in front of a London hotel

14 January 2015

CS-DRMS is used by over 100 agencies including Ministries of Finance, Treasuries and central banks, and is in operation in 60 countries –15 outside the Commonwealth.

Secretary-General congratulates Sri Lanka's new president

9 January 2015

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today congratulated the incoming President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena, on his success in the 8 January presidential election and his assumption of office.

Commonwealth to observe Sri Lanka election The flag of Sri Lanka

29 December 2014

An Observer Group from the Commonwealth will arrive in Sri Lanka this week, for the 8 January Presidential Election.

Commonwealth Secretary-General’s New Year Greeting 2015 The Secretary-General stands in an ornate room

23 December 2014

With a New Year ahead of us, full of promise and the inevitable potential for the unexpected, the Commonwealth family of nations looks to the future with a renewed sense of purpose to work for the common good of its citizens in a rapidly transforming world.