Participants at the first ever biennial Commonwealth Small States Conference, hosted by the Commonwealth Secretariat at its headquarters in the United Kingdom.
30 July 2010
Government ministers, senior officials and international organisations examine how to address inherent vulnerabilities across trade, debt, investment and even shocks in the world economy
The Marlborough House Small States Consensus was reached during the inaugural biennial small states conference held from 28 to 29 July 2010.
The Commonwealth Small States Conference, which will be held every two years, emerged following a mandate awarded by Commonwealth Finance Ministers at their meeting in Cyprus in 2009. Ministers urged the Commonwealth Secretariat to convene a conference of small states representatives in collaboration with international partners.
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