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Commonwealth supports parliamentary group at UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva

29 May 2013

Eustace Lake, Member of Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda gave a voice to the Commonwealth in a panel discussion at the 23rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva today.

Commonwealth and EITI to promote revenue transparency

25 May 2013

New partnership lays foundation for Commonwealth to promote greater revenue transparency in oil, gas and mining

Secretary-General's message on 50th anniversary of founding of Organization of African Unity Image of Commonwealth Secretary-General joining others to mark 50 years of Organization of African Unity

24 May 2013

The Commonwealth collectively joins in celebrating this golden anniversary, and we renew our commitment to working with Africa to advance all our shared values - Kamalesh Sharma

Commonwealth conference addresses decentralisation as key to local development

20 May 2013

“While national governments will always remain important, the onus is even greater on local governments to deliver the fruits of development” - Amitav Banerji, Commonwealth Secretariat

Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting 2013 - Chair's Statement

19 May 2013

Statement by Hon Rev. Dr John G N Seakgosing, Minister of Health, Botswana

Commonwealth makes case for small, vulnerable countries at G20 meeting in Moscow Image of Dr Cyrus Rustomjee, the Director of Economic Affairs at the Commonwealth Secretariat  (3rd from left), speaking during the G20 Development Working Group

17 May 2013

The contribution by the Commonwealth at this meeting has been timely, relevant and productive - Andrey Bokarev, chair of the Russian G20 Development Working Group

Commonwealth Secretary-General's departure statement following St Kitts and Nevis visit

15 May 2013

"The Commonwealth will continue to speak out internationally and to advocate on the interests of small island states" - Kamalesh Sharma

Commonwealth book and short story regional prize winners announced Image of Commonwealth Writers logo

14 May 2013

The regional winners of the 2013 Commonwealth book and short story prizes were announced today, unearthing the best of new writing from across the Commonwealth.

Pakistan General Elections 2013: Interim Statement Image of Pakistan flag

13 May 2013

Pakistan’s 2013 elections mark progress in terms of general framework, administrative arrangements and voter turnout, but high level of violence is a concern.