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The Queen's Christmas message highlights the Commonwealth’s common bond

26 December 2011

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II recalls how she has been inspired by the courage and hope seen in the Commonwealth

Guyana National and Regional Elections 2011: Final Report Image of Guyana flag

22 December 2011

Many benchmarks for democratic elections were met, though shortcomings remain to be addressed

Commonwealth Secretary-General meets Saint Lucia Foreign Affairs Minister

21 December 2011

Saint Lucia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Alva Baptiste expresses his “heartfelt gratitude” to the Commonwealth for sending a Commonwealth Election Assessment Team to the recent Saint Lucia general elections

Kenya hails Commonwealth initiative to enhance capacity of midwifery

19 December 2011

Scaling up of midwifery educators’ training will drastically improve maternal and neonatal health in Sub-Saharan Africa – Kenya Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka

Secretary-General welcomes release of Sri Lanka report

19 December 2011

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma on 19 December 2011 welcomed the Sri Lankan Government’s release of the Report of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission.

Commonwealth calls on ministers to deliver concrete results at WTO meeting

15 December 2011

The Commonwealth is committed to promoting a development friendly global trading system that creates greater trading opportunities for developing countries – Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General

Protect human rights defenders

13 December 2011

Commonwealth Secretary-General speaks on the critical role of women human rights defenders in creating a stronger Commonwealth

Poverty fuelling witchcraft hysteria says African charity

8 December 2011

Community members must understand that socio-economic circumstances are not caused by sorcery - Justin Bahunga