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Experts back Commonwealth education proposal which raises the bar post-2015 Students in Form 4 Maths class at King George VI School, Honiara, Solomon Islands.

24 September 2013

“This group has been very influential in setting the agenda so far”- Olav Seim, Director of Education For All Global Partnerships Team, UNESCO

Maldives' Supreme Court ruling: Sir Donald McKinnon statement Image of Male, Maldives

24 September 2013

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

Commonwealth to observe Cameroon elections

23 September 2013

A Commonwealth Expert Team will observe the Legislative and Municipal Elections in Cameroon, scheduled to take place on 30 September 2013.

Promoting and strengthening e-health in East and Southern Africa Image of office workers

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.

Commonwealth Regulatory Network Image of people trading

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 Secretary-General condemns Nairobi terrorist attack and hostage-taking

22 September 2013

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.

International cooperation and specialised skills- key to tackling cross border crime Senior Officials of Commonwealth Law Ministries Meeting

20 September 2013

Senior officials of Commonwealth law ministries have recognised the importance of international cooperation and specialised training to tackle an increasing number of transnational crimes.

Commonwealth launches first Youth Development Index Screenshot of www.youthdevelopmentindex.org

19 September 2013

The Commonwealth has launched the first index measuring the development and empowerment of young people in countries worldwide.

Youth Development Index launch: Commonwealth Secretary-General's remarks

19 September 2013

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma