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Globalisation, technology and innovation drive development for small states

17 September 2012

Challenges and opportunities of building resilience of small states discussed at Commonwealth conference

Young people an inspiration to the Commonwealth - Duke of Cambridge

17 September 2012

Prince William addresses young leaders at Commonwealth Youth Programme in Honiara

Second Global Biennial Conference on Small States Commonwealth Secretariat, Marlborough House

17 September 2012

Speaker: Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma

What are the unique development challenges faced by small states? Explore this interactive story

16 September 2012

The Commonwealth is hosting a forum from 17 to 18 September to promote the interests of small states.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to meet Commonwealth youth leaders

15 September 2012

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, will visit the Commonwealth Youth Programme’s regional centre in Solomon Islands as part of their Diamond Jubilee tour of South-East Asia and the Pacific.

Commonwealth Observer Group issues Final Report on 2012 National Elections in Papua New Guinea

13 September 2012

Some benchmarks for democratic elections were met, but significant challenges need to be addressed in election management, good electoral practices, and strengthening the culture of democracy

Democracy not a destination but a journey – Don McKinnon

12 September 2012

The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Maldives, Sir Donald McKinnon, said the Report of the Commission of National Inquiry is a turning point for the country to leave the past behind and move forward.

Departure Statement: Commonwealth Secretary-General visit to Sri Lanka

12 September 2012

Kamalesh Sharma visited Sri Lanka from 9 to 13 September where he was received by President Mahinda Rajapaksa

Parliament is the heart of democracy: Secretary-General

11 September 2012

Sharma calls on parliamentarians to advance democracy, development and diversity