Commonwealth Secretariat

Type: Organization
Name: Commonwealth Secretariat
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

IISD RS @ Third International Conference on SIDS | Highlights for Thursday, 28 August 2014 | Apia, Samoa

Panel (L-R): Chairperson Leituala Kuiniselani Toelupe Tago, Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development, Samoa; Peseta Noumea Simi, Chairperson of the Partnerships Committee - National SIDS Taskforce; Katherine Ellis, Director, Division for Youth ... [Published IISD - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Commonwealth Class Team narrates experience in Glasgow

BEING part of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland as Commonwealth Class Team winners is indeed a once in a lifetime experience for a teacher and student of Idimu Junior High School, Lagos, Mrs Abiodun Omotoso and Miss Temitope Agboola.The ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Buyers back supplier charters despite risk of stifling innovation

Buyers have backed the use of charters that set out the “rules of engagement” in supplier relationships, according to a survey.The SM Jury voted by eight to four in favour of charters, with members saying they promoted ethical behaviour and improved supplier ... [Published Supply Management - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nominations closing soon for Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards 2014

Nominations are closing soon (30th August)  the Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards 2014, which recognise the excellence of youth workers and their enduring positive impact on young people and local communities.First launched by the Commonwealth Youth Programme ... [Published Commonwealth Secretariat - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

It’s all over for 3 acting judges

THREE acting judges of the High Court, whose employment contracts expired last week Friday, have returned to private practice.The acting justices, Mbuso Simelane, Mazwi Mavuso and Bongani Dlamini resumed their duties at their respective law firms last ... [Published Swazi Observer - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

JUDGES’ CONTRACTS END

MBABANE – The contracts of the three acting judges of the High Court have come to an end.   Their 10-week working contracts which started on June 1, 2014 ended on Friday and they are expected to return to their private practice in the event their contracts ... [Published Times of Swaziland - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Is the Commonwealth still relevant?

Image Text:GLOBAL COMMUNITY: A boy in traditional dress carries the Queen's Baton relay during a ceremony in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, ahead of the Commonwealth GamesFOR THOSE growing up in the Caribbean following independence, there was a general feeling ... [Published Voice Online - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Youth — The fibre of national development

Youth is the spring of life and represents the age of discovery and dreams.Martin Luther had a dream which he was determined to see come true and today we live his dream. Microsoft and Facebook are other innovations brought about by youthful determination ... [Published sundaymail.co.zw - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 2 reports

Commonwealth mediation training to help resolve human rights disputes

LONDON, England -- Senior officials from 14 national human rights commissions from around the Commonwealth will meet in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, later this month for a week-long training exercise to explore ways of preventing, managing and resolving human ... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

IACT Delivers Food Safety and HACCP Certification Training in Marshall Islands

By Online Editor10:16 am GMT+12, 08/08/2014, Marshall IslandsA workshop on Food Safety Program and HACCP certification training geared towards improving the standards and quality of Marshallese Made products is currently ongoing in the Republic of Marshall ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Glasgow Commonwealth Games hailed as ‘new benchmark’ for inclusivity

The Glasgow Commonwealth Games have been praised for commitment to LGBT equal ity.The Equality Network hailed the multiple tributes to inclusiveness throughout the Games.Despite 42 of 53 Commonwealth countries criminalising homosexuality, the Games’ opening ... [Published Pink News - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Babe of the Week - Itol, the Brilliant 'Learning Friend'

Irene Itol is clearly on the right path to fulfilling her dreams.Right from infancy, she has nurtured the dream of becoming a lawyer and is already scaling heights in getting there. On June 27, Itol, 23, won the final round of the International Criminal ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 01 2014]

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IISD RS @ Third International Conference on SID... [Published IISD - 22 hours ago]
Commonwealth Class Team narrates experience in ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 28 2014]
Buyers back supplier charters despite risk of s... [Published Supply Management - Aug 27 2014]
Nominations closing soon for Commonwealth Youth... [Published Commonwealth Secretariat - Aug 26 2014]
Endless Renovation, None To Question [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Aug 23 2014]
It’s all over for 3 acting judges [Published Swazi Observer - Aug 19 2014]
Cash crunch: Funds dry up for human-rights lobbies [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Aug 17 2014]
Duke, Abiola, Oboli, Sosan, others for women su... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 16 2014]
Critique of U.S.-Zambia Relations Highlight's C... [Published Individual.com - Aug 15 2014]
Fare Thee Well PV [Published Ghanaian Chronicle - Aug 14 2014]
JUDGES’ CONTRACTS END [Published Times of Swaziland - Aug 12 2014]
Your views - Tonga’s new constitution is the wo... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 12 2014]
Finding a solution to youth unemployment [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 12 2014]
Analysis throws light on the differential impac... [Published Agritrade - Aug 11 2014]
Is the Commonwealth still relevant? [Published Voice Online - Aug 10 2014]
Youth — The fibre of national development [Published sundaymail.co.zw - Aug 10 2014]
Commonwealth mediation training to help resolve... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Aug 09 2014]
Commonwealth Mediation Training To Help Resolve... [Published Bernama - Aug 08 2014]
IACT Delivers Food Safety and HACCP Certificati... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 07 2014]
Mix Plastic Waste With Bitumen To Climate-Chang... [Published VibeGhana.com - Aug 05 2014]
Ministry empowers over 10,000 youth in 14 years... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 05 2014]
IMF Guide on External Debt Statistics [Published IMF - Aug 05 2014]
Glasgow Commonwealth Games hailed as ‘new bench... [Published Pink News - Aug 04 2014]
Glasgow 2014 sets standard for LGBTI inclusive ... [Published Gscene - Aug 04 2014]
Babe of the Week - Itol, the Brilliant 'Learnin... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 01 2014]
Commentary: Commonwealth Business Council is de... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Aug 01 2014]
Ronald Sanders: Commonwealth Business Council i... [Published Caribbean360 - Jul 31 2014]
Preparing for CHOGM 2015 [Published Malta Independent Daily - Jul 31 2014]
Call for entries for Commonwealth Youth Worker ... [Published Noodls - Jul 30 2014]
Tuvalu calls for changes to Least Developed Cou... [Published Islands Business - Jul 30 2014]
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Canada suspends $10-million contribution to the... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 14 2014]
TORONTO — Canada is suspending its $10-million contribution to the Commonwealth Secretariat over the alleged human rights abuses in Sri Lanka, which currently chairs the 53-nation alliance, Foreign Minister John Baird said Monday. Mr. Baird said Ottawa ...
Canada Suspends Voluntary Commonwealth Funds [Published Canada Government News Releases - Apr 14 2014]
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today announced that Canada will suspend its voluntary contribution to the Commonwealth Secretariat and reallocate the funds for the next two years. ...
Canada Suspends Voluntary Commonwealth Funds [Published Canada Government News Releases - Apr 14 2014]
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today announced that Canada will suspend its voluntary contribution to the Commonwealth Secretariat and reallocate the funds for the next two years. ...
World: Commonwealth Works to Raise Climate Resi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 01 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: World By Peter Richards CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Mar 31 2014 (IPS) - As they fine-tune preparations for the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference in Samoa and the United Nations post-2015 development framework ...
MLA, Redford willing to change – Can a Leopard ... [Published Politisite - Mar 19 2014]
Redford during the 2012 campaign An article in the St. Albert Gazette caught my eye this morning. It quotes an MLA, Stephen Khan, stating that Premier Alison Redford is willing to change, that she is going nowhere and calls for resignation are ...
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