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Commonwealth group begins observation of Sri Lankan presidential election The Commonwealth Observer Election Group in Sri Lanka

11 November 2019

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.

Commonwealth to observe Sri Lanka’s presidential election process Sri Lanka flag

8 November 2019

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.

Women in politics unite to establish Inter-Party Gender Action Group(IGAG) in Malawi Participant speaking at workshop in Malawi

4 November 2019

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.

Communities strengthen dispute resolution skills in Malawi Commonwealth panel on dispute resolution in Malawi

29 October 2019

Community actors in Malawi are set to benefit from a special training programme aimed at enhancing local skills in dialogue and dispute resolution.

Malawi women reflect on political advancement Women voting in Malawi elections

29 October 2019

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.

Mozambique election day ‘largely peaceful’ despite allegations of irregularities COG chair, former Kenyan Vice-President Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka speaking to media

17 October 2019

Voting in Mozambique’s general elections was largely peaceful but with allegations of irregularities, according to the Commonwealth Observer Group (COG).

Commonwealth Observer Group condemns killing in the run-up to Mozambique elections Commonwealth Election Group in Mozambique

12 October 2019

The leader of the Commonwealth team observing elections in Mozambique has condemned the killing of a man who headed a local observer group.

Commonwealth team to observe Mozambique elections Voters in Mozambique holding up finger

7 October 2019

The Commonwealth will send a team to observe elections in Mozambique, which will take place on 15 October.

Secretary-General welcomes release of Cameroon detainees Cameroon flag

6 October 2019

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.

Secretary-General welcomes the announcement of a national dialogue in Cameroon Cameroon flag

11 September 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.