Senator Joanne Massiah, Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of State for Legal Affairs, talks to Commonwealth News about the challenges faced by small states and the issues that can drive development. The Senator had earlier addressed the Second Commonwealth Global Biennial Conference on Small States at the Commonwealth Secretariat on 18 September 2012.
Sir Ranulph Fiennes announces first winter crossing of Antarctica
Challenges and opportunities of building resilience of small states discussed at Commonwealth conference
Prince William addresses young leaders at Commonwealth Youth Programme in Honiara
The Commonwealth is hosting a forum from 17 to 18 September to promote the interests of small states.
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, will visit the Commonwealth Youth Programme’s regional centre in Solomon Islands as part of their Diamond Jubilee tour of South-East Asia and the Pacific.
Sharma calls on parliamentarians to advance democracy, development and diversity
Sri Lanka is one of the eight founding members of the modern Commonwealth, and has a unique history and heritage, which form part of the Commonwealth’s rich diversity
Nobel prize-winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz has called for an enshrining of a ‘Right to Trade’ in the global trading regime, as a new initiative to help the trade performances of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable economies.
Mauritius summit ends with pledge by education ministers on collective input to UN discussions