“This group has been very influential in setting the agenda so far”- Olav Seim, Director of Education For All Global Partnerships Team, UNESCO
Commonwealth Secretary-General's Special Envoy Sir Don McKinnon comments on the 23 September ruling by the Maldives' Supreme Court temporarily halting the second round of the presidential election
A Commonwealth Expert Team will observe the Legislative and Municipal Elections in Cameroon, scheduled to take place on 30 September 2013.
Many Commonwealth countries are in need of innovative approaches for enhancing the provision of adequate healthcare to citizens. Geographic remoteness in particular, along with high levels of poverty among some of the membership’s most excluded and marginalised populations, is a major challenge for members that lack adequate resourcing and physical infrastructure to facilitate delivery.
In 2009, the Commonwealth Secretariat was tasked by Commonwealth finance ministers to find means of strengthening the linkages amongst financial sector regulators in Commonwealth countries.
Commonwealth Observer Mission
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has condemned the terrorist attack at the Westgate Shopping Mall in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, where 59 people are reported killed, many injured and others being held hostage.
Senior officials of Commonwealth law ministries have recognised the importance of international cooperation and specialised training to tackle an increasing number of transnational crimes.
The Commonwealth has launched the first index measuring the development and empowerment of young people in countries worldwide.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma