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Nelson Mandela and the Commonwealth in pictures

9 January 2013

The Commonwealth reflects on its history with the leader Nelson Mandela

The Queen's Christmas Broadcast 2012

25 December 2012

HM Queen Elizabeth II, Head of the Commonwealth, looks back on a year of celebration and reflects on the importance of public service

The Commonwealth in 2012

21 December 2012

Our highlights from the past 12 months in pictures

Ministerial Statement: Commonwealth Recommendations for the Post-2015 Development Framework for Education

21 December 2012

At the 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM) in Mauritius, August 2012, ministers established a Working Group to develop recommendations for the post-2015 development framework for education. The recommendations would reflect Commonwealth priorities for education and would feed into the UN High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda and to the UNESCO Global Education for All Meetings.

Charter heralds new era for Commonwealth

19 December 2012

Agreement reached on 2011 reform proposals

Commonwealth launches The Big Divide

18 December 2012

A new Commonwealth publication that reveals the ‘big divide’ between small states in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has been launched.

Commonwealth Secretary-General's New Year Message

17 December 2012

The dawn of a new year brings with it heightened awareness of rising expectations for the future, and of opportunities that lie ahead. This is particularly true for young people, and in the Commonwealth we are particularly alive to the ambitions and potential of our youth, who account for more than half of the Commonwealth family across the world.

Education ministers conclude post-2015 recommendations

14 December 2012

"This is a prime opportunity for us to exercise the collective advocacy role for which the Commonwealth is so well equipped" – Secretary-General

Background Paper: Commonwealth Recommendations for the Post-2015 Development Framework for Education

14 December 2012

Commonwealth Ministerial Working Group on the Post-2015 Development Framework for Education

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