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Statement by Commonwealth Secretary-General's Special Envoy to Maldives Image of Maldives flag

27 August 2012

The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Maldives, Sir Donald McKinnon, today urged Maldivian stakeholders to keep the national interest paramount and move forward in a calm and responsible manner, as the country anticipates the Report of the Commission of National Inquiry this week.

Seychelles and Mauritius establish commission to manage world’s largest offshore joint zone

23 August 2012

Commonwealth instrumental in facilitating collaboration of continental shelf oversight

Professor Stiglitz to speak at Commonwealth round table on Aid for Trade

20 August 2012

Renowned Nobel Laureate and Columbia University economics professor Joseph Stiglitz will speak at a Commonwealth round table discussion on aid for trade in London on 29 August 2012.

Commonwealth Education Ministers to meet in Mauritius

16 August 2012

‘Education goals are unfinished business’ – Commonwealth Secretary-General

Commonwealth Observer Group issues Final Report on 2012 Parliamentary Elections in Lesotho

15 August 2012

Peaceful and credible elections but not yet satisfying all key benchmarks

Secretary-General commends Commonwealth Olympians

13 August 2012

London, 13 August 2012 – Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has commended Commonwealth Olympic champions for their record-breaking accomplishments at the 2012 London Olympics. He said they had done the Commonwealth proud.

18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers - Accreditation for international media

10 August 2012

Commonwealth education ministers will meet in Port Louis, Mauritius from 29 to 31 August 2012 to discuss the theme ‘Education in the Commonwealth: bridging the gap as we accelerate towards achieving internationally agreed goals’.

Swaziland committed to Commonwealth values, says Prime Minister Dlamini

8 August 2012

Prime Minister Sibusiso Barnabas Dlamini of Swaziland has said his country is committed to upholding Commonwealth values of democracy, human rights and the rule of law.