Invoking India`s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru in his speech, Britain`s Prince Charles appealed to the Commonwealth to intensify cooperation to resolve economic, social and environmental challenges at the grouping`s summit here Friday.
Britain boycotting the Commonwealth summit in Colombo over alleged war crimes would damage the organisation while achieving no positive change in Sri Lanka, Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Sunday.
A training module developed by a city -based institute for empowerment of women representatives in local self-governments has been selected by the Commonwealth Local Governance Forum (CLGF) for promotion in member countries.
India`s participation in the Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka next month would be decided upon after considering all factors, including sentiments of Tamils and the DMK, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured Tuesday.
Canada`s special envoy to the Commonwealth, Hugh Segal, has accused Commonwealth secretary general Kamalesh Sharma of acting as a stooge of the Sri Lankan regime by "defending their every mistake", a leading British daily reported Wednesday.