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Commonwealth makes case for small, vulnerable countries at G20 meeting in Moscow Image of Dr Cyrus Rustomjee, the Director of Economic Affairs at the Commonwealth Secretariat  (3rd from left), speaking during the G20 Development Working Group

17 May 2013

The contribution by the Commonwealth at this meeting has been timely, relevant and productive - Andrey Bokarev, chair of the Russian G20 Development Working Group

Commonwealth Secretary-General's departure statement following St Kitts and Nevis visit

15 May 2013

"The Commonwealth will continue to speak out internationally and to advocate on the interests of small island states" - Kamalesh Sharma

Commonwealth book and short story regional prize winners announced Image of Commonwealth Writers logo

14 May 2013

The regional winners of the 2013 Commonwealth book and short story prizes were announced today, unearthing the best of new writing from across the Commonwealth.

Pakistan General Elections 2013: Interim Statement Image of Pakistan flag

13 May 2013

Pakistan’s 2013 elections mark progress in terms of general framework, administrative arrangements and voter turnout, but high level of violence is a concern.

Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 announces ticketing process Image of Clyde, the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 mascot

13 May 2013

Tickets for the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 will go on sale from 19 August 2013.

Commonwealth Secretary-General praises Pakistan for conducting historic poll

13 May 2013

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today congratulated the people of Pakistan for successfully concluding the 11 May 2013 parliamentary elections, and pledged continued support from the organisation as the country consolidates its democracy.

Commonwealth Secretary-General to visit St Kitts and Nevis

10 May 2013

Commonwealth Secretary-General, Kamalesh Sharma will visit St Kitts and Nevis from 12 to 14 May 2013. He will meet with Prime Minister Denzil Douglas and government ministers, as well as other public officials and political representatives. The Secretary-General said discussions would focus in particular on Commonwealth support to small states.

Q&A with former Olympian and Commonwealth sport policy adviser Professor Bruce Kidd Image of Professor Bruce Kidd. Credit: Play the Game/Tine Harden

9 May 2013

“Everyone in the Commonwealth understands sport and it’s a powerful teacher by enabling you to see the commonality despite the diversity of humanity”- Professor Bruce Kidd

Statement from Commonwealth Secretary-General following Buckingham Palace announcement

7 May 2013

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today issued this statement following the announcement from Buckingham Palace: