Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has appointed Mr Deodat Maharaj, from Trinidad and Tobago, to the post of Deputy Secretary-General (Economic and Social Development) at the Commonwealth Secretariat.
Celebrating the year in pictures
The digital face of the Commonwealth Youth Council was launched yesterday at www.commonwealthyouthcouncil.org
The world joins South Africa from near and far to mourn the death of Nelson Mandela.
On International Human Rights Day, the Secretary-General today urges careful and full consideration of all national constitutional provisions and due legal process in relation to the conviction and sentencing to death of any Commonwealth citizen.
By Chair in Office President Mahinda Rajapaksa; former Commonwealth Secretaries-General Sir Shridath Ramphal, Chief Emeka Anyaoku and Sir Donald McKinnon; and Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba
Register by 17 January to be in with a chance to attend the biggest multi-faith celebration in the United Kingdom.
Run by the Royal Commonwealth Society since 1883, the Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world’s oldest and largest schools’ international writing competition.
A Commonwealth expert group convened to explore practical actions to help unlock resources for small and vulnerable Commonwealth countries combat climate change impacts has called for transparency and accountability in the processes and procedures of accessing climate funds.
Hambantota, Sri Lanka 10 – 14 November 2013