Sharma calls on parliamentarians to advance democracy, development and diversity
Speaker: Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma
The athletes of the London 2012 Paralympics are an inspiration to the world for their courage and determination to excel, says Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma.
Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma will visit Sri Lanka from 9-13 September 2012 to attend the 58th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in Colombo.
Sri Lanka is one of the eight founding members of the modern Commonwealth, and has a unique history and heritage, which form part of the Commonwealth’s rich diversity
The Commonwealth Secretariat is convening a global conference to discuss the unique development challenges of small states and explore policy options to address them.
Nobel prize-winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz has called for an enshrining of a ‘Right to Trade’ in the global trading regime, as a new initiative to help the trade performances of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable economies.
Mauritius summit ends with pledge by education ministers on collective input to UN discussions
London, 30 August 2012 - Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today welcomed the release of the Report of the Commission of National Inquiry in Maldives.
Professor Stiglitz participated in a Commonwealth roundtable on Aid for Trade on 29 August. Following the discussion he spoke to the Commonwealth about trade, the current global economic situation and the multilateral trading system