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Lewis Brooks

Building a Commonwealth Approach to LGBT Rights

Lewis Brooks at the Royal Commonwealth Society looks at the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens in the Commonwealth and discusses progress in building a more modern, inclusive Commonwealth approach to the issue.

HE Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca

Gender and Equality in the Commonwealth

The President of Malta, HE Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, encourages states to celebrate diversity and prevent discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens of the Commonwealth.

Robert Yates and Mbololwa Mbikusita-Lewanika

Towards Universal Health Coverage in the Commonwealth

Robert Yates and Mbololwa Mbikusita-Lewanika encourage Heads of Government to give Universal Health Coverage (UHC) full country-wide support in their response to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Dana Hovig, Tim Evans and Edward Kelley

Achieving Health for All Through Primary Health Care

Dana Hovig, Tim Evans and Edward Kelley emphasise why strong primary health care systems matter, and introduce a new partnership - the Primary Health Care Performance Initiative - to catalyse improvements in primary health care in low- and middle-income countries.

David E. Bloom, Alyssa Lubet and Elizabeth Mitgang

The Shape of Global Health

David E. Bloom, Alyssa Lubet and Elizabeth Mitgang, of the Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, discuss past progress, the current situation and future prospects of global health, arguing the world has come a long way, but still has a long way to go.

Rt Hon. Perry Christie

Education Is the Key to the Future

Rt Hon. Perry Christie, former Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, welcomes a new emphasis on education catalysed by the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers, and calls on ministers to redouble their efforts to promote and develop this critical tool for development.

The Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller ON, MP

Young People Shape the Future of the Commonwealth

The Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller ON, MP, former Prime Minister of Jamaica, takes the opportunity to throw the spotlight on young people’s organisations in the Commonwealth, and their growing list of achievements.

Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila

Namibia’s Fight against Poverty

Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, Prime Minister of Namibia, discusses how in 2015 Namibia has achieved significant progress in poverty reduction in the 25 years since independence.