Speaker: Deputy chair of the Pan-Commonwealth Youth Caucus Rebecca Solomon
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.
Commonwealth instrumental in facilitating collaboration of continental shelf oversight
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.
‘Education goals are unfinished business’ – Commonwealth Secretary-General
Peaceful and credible elections but not yet satisfying all key benchmarks
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.
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’.
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.