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Asia

“Crimes against humanity: trial in Bangladesh”

Long after a gruesome war of independence, alleged war crimes are going to trial in Bangladesh. Asif Reza Akash, 22, a Correspondent from Dhaka in Bangladesh, argues that the legal process is necessa... Read more

21.11.14

Americas & Caribbean

“The challenge of being popular at home and abroad”

Modi and Obama are similar in their world-wide prominence, writes Ryan Bachoo, 25, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Trinidad and Tobago, but Obama’s challenges in maintaining popularity may hol... Read more

17.11.14

Africa

“Combating injustice through tolerance and honesty”

The majority of people live under policies made by a minority, writes Eric Omwanda, 23, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Nairobi in Kenya, who says the injustices that can result must be remedied. T... Read more

17.11.14

Pacific

“Changing the demographic at the United Nations”

Representatives at the UN General Assembly don’t reflect the demographics of member countries, writes Fale Lesa, 24, a Commonwealth Correspondent from New Zealand, who says two reports written ... Read more

13.11.14

Americas & Caribbean

“Reflections on the events in Ottawa and ice hockey”

The shooting death of an unarmed soldier challenged Canada’s attitudes about multiculturalism and patriotism, writes Alvin Ma, 23, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Canada, who argues that sport... Read more

13.11.14

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AFRICA

“Combating injustice through tolerance and honesty” Read more

17.11.2014


“Rethinking human rights in an African context” Read more

09.11.2014


“Is public policy engaged in an elusive quest?” Read more

06.11.2014

AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

“The challenge of being popular at home and abroad” Read more

17.11.2014


“Reflections on the events in Ottawa and ice hockey” Read more

13.11.2014


“Re-integrating child soldiers into society” Read more

12.11.2014

ASIA

“Crimes against humanity: trial in Bangladesh” Read more

21.11.2014


“How a Mumbai school redefines education” Read more

31.10.2014


“Hong Kong battle: capitalism vs communism” Read more

17.10.2014

EUROPE

2015 Commonwealth theme announced Read more

05.09.2014


Call for new members: Commonwealth Youth Sport for Development an... Read more

02.09.2014


Commonwealth Youth Awards 2015 to recognise passion and excellenc... Read more

01.09.2014

PACIFIC

“Changing the demographic at the United Nations” Read more

13.11.2014


“If you know your history” Read more

09.11.2014


“The legacy of Ian Paisley: 1926 – 2014″ Read more

06.10.2014