“The 11 May elections, represented a significant milestone for Pakistan, as one elected civilian government handed power to another, respecting the will of the people” - Commonwealth Secretary-General
LONDON, 20 June 2013: Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has announced that former Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo, will lead a high-level team of experts to identify solutions for unlocking resources to enable small, poor and climate-vulnerable Commonwealth countries to combat climate change.
2013 Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting concludes with strong resolve on women’s leadership
Speaker: Freda Miriklis, President of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women
‘Leadership, opportunity and enterprise together are a powerful blend, particularly when the vital ingredient of ‘Women’ is added’ – Commonwealth Secretary-General
Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba was received by President Michael Sata and met senior government officials, leaders of opposition political parties and civil society representatives
World-renowned experts will meet in Valletta, Malta, from 18 to 19 June for a technical workshop on strengthening resilience in small states. Over half of the Commonwealth’s 54 member countries are small states.
The Commonwealth Secretariat today marks the start of a new partnership with the BBC and the British Council on a project aimed at promoting dialogue among students and sharing educational resources with schools.
Sport and development experts concluded a two-day meeting in London with an urgent call for Commonwealth action on sport integrity.