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Gender equality through trade

6 February 2012

Moving towards gender equality through economic empowerment of women

The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust is launched

6 February 2012

Trust will raise funds for projects in the Commonwealth

Commonwealth journalists call for repeal of repressive media legislation

3 February 2012

Triennial conference in Malta explores new media and new horizons for the Commonwealth

Sharma mourns loss of lives in Papua New Guinea ferry disaster

2 February 2012

Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma applauds the rescue efforts underway

Commonwealth Secretariat spokesperson's statement on Maldives

2 February 2012

"The Commonwealth Secretariat welcomes the invitation of the Government of Maldives to assist in addressing its current challenges. A Secretariat delegation will visit Maldives shortly for discussions with key interlocutors"

Kamalesh Sharma visits Malawi, Rwanda and Ethiopia

31 January 2012

Commonwealth Secretary-General holds talks with political and civil society leaders during his trip to Africa

Commonwealth Secretary-General in Addis Ababa for the African Union Summit

29 January 2012

Kamalesh Sharma meets Swaziland Prime Minister Dr Sibusiso Barnabas Dlamini

Kamalesh Sharma addresses Rwandan students

27 January 2012

"As the newest member of the Commonwealth, Rwanda has very quickly become a committed participant at the intergovernmental level, and the people of Rwanda are now weaving themselves into the networks and alliances that are amongst the many benefits and opportunities opened by membership" - Kamalesh Sharma

Statement on Papua New Guinea by Commonwealth Secretariat Spokesperson

27 January 2012

"The Commonwealth unreservedly rejects any use of military means for domestic political purposes"

Caribbean countries focus on transforming education through teacher technology competencies

26 January 2012

Commonwealth Secretariat, Commonwealth of Learning, Microsoft, and UNESCO lead efforts for the first ICT in Education Leadership Forum in Barbados