Meeting provides a periodic opportunity, every three years, for ministers and senior officials to come together to stock take and look ahead
“There is an emerging dynamism on the African continent. Purposefulness and energy are the new face of Africa” – Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Ransford Smith
Speakers include Louise Mushikiwabo, Rwandan Foreign Minister and Baroness Verma, Department for International Development’s Spokesperson in the House of Lords
First workshop of its kind to be held in Maldives
Sharma visits Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Jamaica and St Vincent and the Grenadines in official visit to the Caribbean region
The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) held its thirty-fifth regular meeting in London on 28 April 2011.