A group deployed by the Commonwealth to observe the presidential election in Sri Lanka has called on stakeholders to demonstrate commitment to a “peaceful, transparent, credible and inclusive” poll.
The Commonwealth is deploying a team to observe the presidential election in Sri Lanka. A 10-member Commonwealth Observer Group led by Prosper Bani, former Ghanaian minister of interior, will observe the polls which take place on 16 November.
The Commonwealth has partnered-up with the Malawi Centre for Multi-Party Democracy (CMD-M) for a workshop designed to advance women’s political party leadership, strategy, advocacy and engagement.
Community actors in Malawi are set to benefit from a special training programme aimed at enhancing local skills in dialogue and dispute resolution.
Malawian women in politics have been taking stock of their success in the May elections and brainstorming how to gain an even greater say in the running of their country.
Voting in Mozambique’s general elections was largely peaceful but with allegations of irregularities, according to the Commonwealth Observer Group (COG).
The leader of the Commonwealth team observing elections in Mozambique has condemned the killing of a man who headed a local observer group.
The Commonwealth will send a team to observe elections in Mozambique, which will take place on 15 October.
The Commonwealth Secretary-General has welcomed the release of Maurice Kamto, leader of the Mouvement pour la Rennaissance du Cameroun (MRC), and 102 members of the party on 4 October 2019.
Patricia Scotland, the Commonwealth Secretary-General, has welcomed an address by Paul Biya, the President of Cameroon, in which he launched a national dialogue aimed at addressing the current crisis in the Northwest and Southwest regions of his country.