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Commonwealth Observer Mission issues final report on 2013 elections in Pakistan

20 June 2013

“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

Former Guyana President Jagdeo to lead Commonwealth Expert Group on Climate Finance

20 June 2013

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.

Women are the next emerging growth market ministers told Image of Keynote speaker Freda Miriklis, President of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women

19 June 2013

2013 Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting concludes with strong resolve on women’s leadership

10th Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting opens in Bangladesh

17 June 2013

‘Leadership, opportunity and enterprise together are a powerful blend, particularly when the vital ingredient of ‘Women’ is added’ – Commonwealth Secretary-General

Deputy Secretary-General concludes visit to Zambia

14 June 2013

Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba was received by President Michael Sata and met senior government officials, leaders of opposition political parties and civil society representatives

Commonwealth helping small states build resilience to shocks

14 June 2013

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.

Commonwealth partners with BBC, British Council on schools project Image of Commonwealth Class logo

13 June 2013

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 experts call for Commonwealth action on integrity in sport

13 June 2013

Sport and development experts concluded a two-day meeting in London with an urgent call for Commonwealth action on sport integrity.