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Commonwealth Special Envoy issues statement on Maldives

Release date 19 March 2012

Commonwealth Special Envoy Rt Hon Sir Donald McKinnon attended the opening of the Majlis -- the Maldives Parliament -- today.

Global celebrations mark Commonwealth Week

16 March 2012

Celebrations took place around the globe during Commonwealth Week, marking this year’s theme ‘Connecting Cultures’. Commonwealth Youth Programme Centres celebrate Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth launches key education publications

16 March 2012

Titles cover education in small states, the role of female teachers and inclusive and citizenship education

Commonwealth, La Francophonie Secretaries-General meet G20 envoys

16 March 2012

The Secretaries-General of the Commonwealth and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie on 16 March 2012, met with several UK-based G20 ambassadors and High Commissioners, including the six G20 members of the Commonwealth and La Francophonie, to exchange views on how the two organisations can continue deepening their collaboration with the G20.

Commonwealth Youth Orchestra and Choir launch CD for Diamond Jubilee

15 March 2012

As part of a week of activities marking Commonwealth Day, the Commonwealth Youth Orchestra and Choir (CYO) launched a CD on 13 March 2012 to raise funds for the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust.

Statement on Maldives by Acting Chair of CMAG

15 March 2012

The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group held a teleconference today, to continue its consideration of the situation in Maldives.

Teleconference of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG)

Release date 15 March 2012

The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group held a teleconference today, to continue its consideration of the situation in Maldives. Statement by the Acting Chair.

HM Queen Elizabeth II attends Commonwealth Day Reception

12 March 2012

‘Connecting Cultures’ was the focus of the Commonwealth Day Reception on 12 March, where HM Queen Elizabeth II, Head of the Commonwealth, met representatives of the 54-member association.

Changing the mindset - group discuss women in corporate leadership for International Women's Day

9 March 2012

Increasing the number of women on company boards is about changing the mindset of those making the appointments, said Director of the International Centre for Women Leaders Professor Susan Vinnicombe, at a Commonwealth Secretariat event marking International Women’s Day 2012.

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