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The Commonwealth of Nations

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Transcript of The Commonwealth of Nations

Democracy and Development Programs
Pros & Cons
The Commonwealth Games
- no common defense
- lack of army
- tradition get lost
- no political power
- different kinds of sports
- to communicate and embody the values
- sharing ideas
- discussing future

Monday, February 17, 2014
Vol XCIII, No. 311
The Commonwealth
- intergovernmental organization
- voluntary association
- 53 member states
- consulting
- co-operating
- states works together
- common heritage
- greater trust
- greater understanding
- 'family'
Commonwealth of Nations today
- worldwide contact
- avoids economic recession
- fight for equality and human rights
- same interests
- shares values
Political Structure
Head of the Commonwealth
the Secretariat
- main intergovernmental
- organizes meetings
- co-operates with
member's governments

Queen Elizabeth II.

- visits her countries
- preserving the fabric of unity
- supporter of the Commonwealth
Kamalesh Sharma
- "true leader"
- responsible for the budget
- represents the Commonwealth
- eight programs
- promoting gender, youth
and human rights
- central program
- supports democratic constitutional models
Good Offices for Peace
Democracy and Consensus-Building
- promoting democratic governments
Rule of Law
- helping country members

Human Rights
- increases awareness of & respect for human rights
Public Sector Development
- helps developing countries
- in governments
- other places of administration
Economic Development
- takes advantages of opportunities
- improves abilities to manage the economic development
Environmentally sustainable Development
- assists small & least developed countries

Human Development
- supports Commonwealth countries to create an
enabling environment
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