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Commonwealth Secretariat Spokesperson's statement on Maldives

5 March 2013

The Commonwealth Secretariat Spokesperson, Richard Uku, made the following statement today on the arrest of former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed in Malé on 5 March.

Positioning governance in the post-2015 agenda

2 March 2013

Deputy Secretary-General addresses global consultation in South Africa

Deputy Secretary-General to address UNDP consultation

28 February 2013

Outputs will focus on recommendations on governance and accountability in the post-2015 agenda

Kenya polls come at a critical time, say Commonwealth observers Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group, Festus Mogae

28 February 2013

As Kenyans go to the polls to elect their leaders on 4 March 2013, Commonwealth observers have welcomed the positive steps undertaken by the country to build confidence in the electoral process, noting that these elections come at a critical time in the country’s history.

Commonwealth Secretary-General addresses UN Human Rights Council

28 February 2013

Kamalesh Sharma at the High-Level Segment of the Human Rights Council's 22nd session in Geneva

Kenya General Elections 2013: Arrival Statement Image of Kenya flag

28 February 2013

Arrival Statement

Commonwealth wishes Sir Ranulph Fiennes a speedy recovery Commonwealth Deputy Secretary General Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba and Sir Ranulph Fiennes

27 February 2013

The Commonwealth wishes Sir Ranulph Fiennes a speedy recovery after the explorer had to withdraw from the first-ever Winter crossing of Antarctica after developing a case of frostbite.

Commonwealth Secretary-General to visit Nigeria for pre-CHOGM consultations

Release date 27 February 2013

London, 27 February 2013 - Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma will pay an official visit to Nigeria from 4 to 7 March, his second as Secretary-General.

African prison officials attend human rights training

21 February 2013

The specially-designed course is encouraging leaders to make a difference in the prisons they manage