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Commonwealth Secretary-General concludes official visit to Namibia

2 August 2012

Windhoek, Namibia, 2 August 2012 – Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma wrapped up an official visit to Namibia today, the second leg in a three-nation Southern Africa tour that has already taken him to Botswana and which concludes with a visit to Swaziland.

Commonwealth Secretary-General concludes two-day Botswana visit

31 July 2012

Gaborone, Botswana, 31 July 2012 – Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma concluded a two-day official visit to Botswana today – his first since taking office in 2008. The visit strengthened an already solid relationship between the Commonwealth and Botswana.

Commonwealth congratulates new President of India

27 July 2012

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma said the honour is a tribute to President Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s unmatched political career of over six decades

Commonwealth ministers commit strongly to Sport for Development and Peace

25 July 2012

"The importance of sport as an effective instrument for social and economic development is well-recognised" – Hugh Robertson, UK Minister for Sport and the Olympics

Commonwealth Secretary-General mourns death of Ghanaian President

24 July 2012

"On behalf of the Commonwealth, I convey our deepest condolences to the family of late President John Atta Mills, and to the Government and people of Ghana" - Kamalesh Sharma

Two year countdown begins for Commonwealth Games in Scotland

23 July 2012

Scottish athletes visit village where 6,500 athletes and officials will stay

Reaching development goals by breaking silos in Commonwealth Africa

19 July 2012

Prime Minister of Rwanda addresses Commonwealth African Heads of Public Services on learning from each other’s experiences to achieve development goals

Commonwealth sports ministers to meet on eve of the Olympics

18 July 2012

6th Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting will consider policy guidelines to strengthen sport for development and peace

Commonwealth congratulates new African Union Commission Chair

18 July 2012

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma of South Africa is elected

Nominate an outstanding young person for development awards

17 July 2012

Winners of Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work could receive grants of up to £3,000