The Commonwealth Secretariat
LONDON, November 29, 2011 - As world leaders meet in Busan, South Korea, this week, for the Fourth High Level forum on Aid Effectiveness, the Commonwealth is calling participants at the international gathering to ensure that the outcomes help drive more effective development.
PERTH, Australia, October 19, 2011 - CHOGM 2011 in Perth will advance democracy and development agendas for the 54-member association Commonwealth Heads of Government will gather in Perth, Australia, from 28 to 30 October 2011 for their biennial meeting with proposals for reform on the table which could significantly re-shape the future of the 62-year-old association.
PARIS, October 6, 2011 - "We are calling on the G20 to see themselves as trustees of the wider international community - fit to tackle global concerns and needs"-Sharma says Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma and the Secretary-General of La Francophonie, Abdou Diouf, met with French President Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris on 5 October to outline options for plugging the gap in development funding ahead of next month's G20 summit.
WASHINGTON DC, September 22, 2011 - Commonwealth finance ministers, meeting in Washington DCon 21 September 2011, called on the international community to strengthen mutual accountability backed by transparency in delivery and use of aid, in order to make it effective in creating jobs, improving livelihoods and combating poverty.
NEW YORK, September 21, 2011 - - Commonwealth Priorities Captured in Political Declaration of UN High-Level Meeting The Commonwealth on Wednesday welcomed a political declaration agreed at the United Nations, to galvanise global action against the burden and debilitating impact of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).
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