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Commonwealth trains Pacific youth in human rights Image of young people at the CYP Pacific Centre, Solomon Islands

19 July 2013

Young people from four Commonwealth Pacific countries have completed a one week Training of Trainers’ course in human rights and democracy.

Natural fibres: An opportunity for job creation and improving livelihoods Image of participants of the Commonwealth Natural Fibres Partnership Meeting at Frogmore Paper Factory in Hertfordshire, UK.

18 July 2013

Across the Commonwealth, there are many fibrous plants that can serve as the basis for industries producing crafts, fabrics and furniture

Young people call for specific youth goal

12 July 2013

"We have a bigger role to play in the post-2015 development agenda"

Commonwealth Spokesperson Clarification on Media Accreditation for CHOGM 2013 Image of CHOGM 2013 logo

11 July 2013

Official Spokesperson and Director of Communications and Public Affairs at the Commonwealth Secretariat, Mr Richard Uku, today issued clarification regarding media accreditation for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka this November.

Civic education key to upholding Commonwealth values - Deputy Secretary-General Image of Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Mmasekoga Masire-Mwamba addressing the International Colloquium on Civic Education and National Integration in Cameroon

9 July 2013

Mmasekoga Masire-Mwamba addresses the first International Colloquium on Civic Education and National Integration in Cameroon

Deputy Secretary-General Masire-Mwamba to visit Cameroon

5 July 2013

Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Mmasekogoa Masire-Mwamba will visit Cameroon from 8 to 10 July 2013.

Commonwealth facilitates Sri Lanka human rights training

4 July 2013

Staff from the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) today completed a Commonwealth workshop on how to conduct national inquiries in compliance with international human rights standards.

Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General to visit Sri Lanka ahead of CHOGM Image of CHOGM 2013 logo

2 July 2013

Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba will meet with members of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2013 Task Force in Colombo

Professor Joseph Stiglitz calls for a ‘Right to Trade’ Image of Professor Joseph Stiglitz

27 June 2013

“A recognition of a right to development and trade as an enforcement in the WTO framework would ensure Aid for Trade works for poorer countries” - Professor Stiglitz