Home >Newsroom

Secretary-General joins celebrations for 60th anniversary of Queen’s Coronation

5 June 2013

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma attended a special service to celebrate the 60th anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation at Westminster Abbey in London, United Kingdom.

Commonwealth Special Envoy Sir Donald McKinnon’s statement following Maldives visit

5 June 2013

The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Special Envoy, Sir Donald McKinnon, visited Maldives on 2-5 June 2013 to discuss recent developments, in the lead up to the Presidential election scheduled for 7 September 2013.

Health ministers to focus on mental health inclusion

5 June 2013

Commonwealth health ministers will meet in Geneva, Switzerland on 19 May 2013. A main item on the agenda will be to look at ways of ensuring the economic and social inclusion of people with mental health challenges.

Commonwealth Observer Group Chair's departure statement following Lesotho elections

1 June 2013

"I depart The Kingdom of Lesotho with the fervent hope that the assurances stakeholders gave that the transition process will be credible will be followed through, so that the will of the people is respected" - Dr Bakili Muluzi

Commonwealth Pacific meeting on governance

1 June 2013

Enhancing governance in the smallest of small island states

Commonwealth and Organization of American States discuss collaboration

30 May 2013

The Commonwealth Secretariat's Director of Political Affairs, Amitav Banerji, called on the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, at his office in Washington DC on 29 May.

Commonwealth supports parliamentary group at UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva

29 May 2013

Eustace Lake, Member of Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda gave a voice to the Commonwealth in a panel discussion at the 23rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva today.

Commonwealth and EITI to promote revenue transparency

25 May 2013

New partnership lays foundation for Commonwealth to promote greater revenue transparency in oil, gas and mining

Secretary-General's message on 50th anniversary of founding of Organization of African Unity Image of Commonwealth Secretary-General joining others to mark 50 years of Organization of African Unity

24 May 2013

The Commonwealth collectively joins in celebrating this golden anniversary, and we renew our commitment to working with Africa to advance all our shared values - Kamalesh Sharma