Last week’s announcement by the Government of Sri Lanka that it will conduct a national census to determine the extent of the loss of life during the country’s 26-year old civil war, is a welcome step.
The Commonwealth has been assisting the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Secretariat with the development and implementation of a regional ocean policy, the first of its kind in the Caribbean
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.
The talk will focus on the end of Sri Lanka's civil war, the manner in which it undermined the "right to protect" doctrine, and why the country is unlikely to experience transitional justice.
The Commonwealth Nurses Federation will host the 2nd Commonwealth Nurses Conference in March 2014.
The Commonwealth Association of Museums celebrates its 40th anniversary through a triennial symposium in Glasgow in May 2014.
CMAG recalled its decision of 13 November to place Maldives on its formal agenda pending the holding of a credible election on 16 November and the inauguration of a new president. Ministers therefore decided to remove Maldives from CMAG’s formal agenda.
“Young People at the Centre of Sustainable and Inclusive Development”
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. Colombo, Sri Lanka, 15-17 November 2013