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Commonwealth Special Envoy Sir Donald McKinnon statement following Maldives visit
- Released: 5 June 2013
- Sir Donald discusses recent developments in the lead up to Maldives Presidential election
Commonwealth and Organization of American States discuss collaboration
- Released: 30 May 2013
- The Commonwealth Secretariat's Director of Political Affairs, Amitav Banerji, called on the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, at his office in Washington DC on 29 May.
Commonwealth conference addresses decentralisation as key to local development
- Released: 20 May 2013
- “While national governments will always remain important, the onus is even greater on local governments to deliver the fruits of development” - Amitav Banerji, Commonwealth Secretariat
Commonwealth Secretary-General's departure statement following St Kitts and Nevis visit
- Released: 15 May 2013
- "The Commonwealth will continue to speak out internationally and to advocate on the interests of small island states" - Kamalesh Sharma
Commonwealth Secretary-General praises Pakistan for conducting historic poll
- Released: 13 May 2013
- Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma today congratulated the people of Pakistan for successfully concluding the 11 May 2013 parliamentary elections, and pledged continued support from the organisation as the country consolidates its democracy.
Pakistan General Elections 2013 - Arrival Statement
- Released: 10 May 2013
- Statement by Hon. Sir Douglas Kidd, Chairperson of the Commonwealth Observer Mission
Commonwealth to convene reconciliation roundtable
- Released: 29 April 2013
- ‘The inclusivity of the Commonwealth gives us a distinct advantage when understanding how to progress from conflict to truth, justice, accountability and reconciliation’ - Sharma
Young people should be prioritised at the highest levels, ministers say
- Released: 19 April 2013
- Major outcomes of the 8th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting include launch of the Commonwealth Youth Council and a proposal to reserve special seats in parliaments and other governance structures for young people
Commonwealth Observer Group issues Final Report on 2013 elections in Kenya
- Released: 11 April 2013
- Elections were credible and met many key benchmarks for democratic elections
Commonwealth represented at Kenyan presidential inauguration
- Released: 10 April 2013
- Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba and Communications and Public Affairs Director Richard Uku attended the Kenyan presidential inauguration ceremony at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, Nairobi on Tuesday, 9 April.