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Africa traversing a defining period for development

Release date 16 June 2011

“There is an emerging dynamism on the African continent. Purposefulness and energy are the new face of Africa” – Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Ransford Smith

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen to address London meeting on women’s rights

Release date 14 June 2011

Speakers include Louise Mushikiwabo, Rwandan Foreign Minister and Baroness Verma, Department for International Development’s Spokesperson in the House of Lords

Commonwealth workshop to promote dialogue between government and opposition

Release date 9 June 2011

First workshop of its kind to be held in Maldives

Youth employment and financial resilience to top agenda of Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Caribbean visit

Release date 9 June 2011

Sharma visits Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Jamaica and St Vincent and the Grenadines in official visit to the Caribbean region

Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) London, 28 April 2011

Release date 28 April 2011

The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) held its thirty-fifth regular meeting in London on 28 April 2011.

Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) to meet in London

Release date 27 April 2011

Fiji, CMAG reform on agenda

Health ministers to tackle non-communicable diseases

Release date 20 April 2011

The burden of non-communicable diseases is evident in every corner of the Commonwealth, and is impacting on both rich and poor countries, at all levels of society – Commonwealth Secretary-General