Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General meets Guyana President Boat and two people in Guyana

11 July 2014

Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Deodat Maharaj yesterday concluded a two-day visit to Guyana, where he met President Donald Ramotar and other key stakeholders.

Lesotho Deputy Prime Minister hails study tour to New Zealand

4 July 2014

The Deputy Prime Minister of Lesotho, Mothetjoa Metsing has said the study tour of Members of Parliament and senior officials from his country which he led to New Zealand has enabled them to better understand government under a Mixed Member Proportion (MMP) system.

Commonwealth Moot Court Competition winners announced Commonwealth Moot Court Competition winners announced

3 July 2014

Three law students from Kenya, Uganda and Zambia have been crowned joint winners of the first ever Commonwealth Moot Court Competition.

Secretariat has new Chair of Board of Governors Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma welcomes His Excellency Williams Nkurunziza

1 July 2014

Rwanda’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, His Excellency Williams Nkurunziza, is the new Chair of Commonwealth Secretariat Board of Governors.

Report: Outcomes of the Third Global Biennial Conference on Small States Pitons of St Lucia

30 June 2014

Download the proceedings report for the Third Global Biennial Conference on Small States 2014.

Malta, Commonwealth sign agreement to enhance debt management in small states

30 June 2014

The Government of Malta and the Commonwealth have signed a landmark agreement to enhance the capacity of small states to record, analyse and manage their debt.

High level delegation from Lesotho in New Zealand for parliamentary study tour

30 June 2014

A high-level delegation of Members of Parliament and senior officials from Lesotho is in New Zealand for a study tour on deepening the understanding of government under a Mixed Member Proportional representation parliamentary system.

Deputy Secretary-General to attend CARICOM Summit

30 June 2014

Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Deodat Maharaj will attend the forthcoming Meeting of Heads of Government from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) taking place in Antigua and Barbuda from 1 to 3 July 2014.

Commonwealth releases observer report on South Africa elections Chair of Commonwealth observers to South Africa Nana Dankwa Akufo Addo (right) speaks to journalist Tshepo Ikaneng of SABC

27 June 2014

Commonwealth Secretary-General releases report of the observer mission that was present during the 2014 elections in South Africa

A step closer to agreeing global youth development indicators School children ride on a bus in Lagos, Nigeria

25 June 2014

A coalition of international experts and youth leaders moved a step closer to defining comprehensive indicators for youth development during a data symposium at the Commonwealth’s headquarters last week

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