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Commonwealth observers call for violence-free polls in Lesotho

21 May 2012

Commonwealth observers for the 26 May 2012 elections in Lesotho have called on all stakeholders in the process to act responsibly and shun violence in the lead up to, during and after the polls.

Commonwealth Secretary-General speaks on Belize visit

18 May 2012

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma's departure statement following a three-day visit to Belize from 15 to 18 May where he met with Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow.

Mexican President and Commonwealth Secretary-General: G20 Summit to deliver for countries not present at G20 table

15 May 2012

London, 14 May, 2012 – Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today discussed the top priorities of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable states that will not be present at the G20 summit from 18 to 19 June.

Commonwealth Secretariat to co-host conference for heads of anti-corruption agencies

15 May 2012

Anti-corruption agencies from all 19 Commonwealth African countries will share strategies and innovative solutions in tackling corruption at a conference in Livingstone, Zambia, from 21 to 25 May.

Commission of National Inquiry strengthened in Maldives

15 May 2012

Departure Statement by Sir Donald McKinnon, Commonwealth Special Envoy to Maldives

Commonwealth Secretary-General to start three-day Belize visit

14 May 2012

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma begins a three-day visit to Belize on Tuesday, 15 May. It will be his first. Mr Sharma will hear first-hand how the small Caribbean nation has been coping with the challenges posed by the global fuel, food and financial crises. He will also explore how the partnership between Belize and the Commonwealth can be deepened.

Health ministers to discuss linkages between communicable and non-communicable diseases

14 May 2012

‘Health system integration is key to tackling the dual challenges faced by all our member countries’ – Commonwealth Secretary-General

Former Malawian President Bakili Muluzi to lead Commonwealth observers to Lesotho elections

14 May 2012

Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma announced today that former Malawian President Dr Bakili Muluzi will lead the Commonwealth Observer Group to the Lesotho Parliamentary Elections, to be held on 26 May 2012.

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