Heads of Government Reports

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The Honourable Rosy S. Akbar

The Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers and the Nadi Declaration

Rosy Akbar, Fijian Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, discusses the outcomes of the last Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers and calls for increased collaboration to deliver the commitments made by member states to the Nadi Declaration, before explaining how she is leading Fiji’s education revolution.

Hon Chris Fearne

Blockchain in healthcare

Malta’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health, Chris Fearne, explains the potential of blockchain technology to transform health systems across the Commonwealth, and illustrates how it has measurably improved health outcomes and patient safety in Malta.

Maithripala Sirisena

Pathway to a Sustainable Future

Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka, advocates that a country’s sustainable future must be built on the foundation of self-discipline and equity, and outlines his pathway for a sustainable future in Sri Lanka and the Commonwealth.

Dr Timothy S Harris

CHOGM 2018 is a Watershed for the Commonwealth

Dr Timothy S Harris, Prime Minister of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, believes the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting is a pivotal summit to catalyse collective action and create opportunities for prosperity, equality, sustainability and security for all Commonwealth citizens.

Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak

Countering Extremism: Moderation in Diversity

Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia, encourages Commonwealth nations to celebrate diversity, and promote tolerance, mutual respect and moderation, to stem the rise of extremism.

Dr Joseph Muscat

Malta, the Commonwealth and the EU

Dr Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of the Republic of Malta and Commonwealth Chair-in-Office, sets out his priorities as he and his country play two vitally important roles in the world – Chair-in-Office of the Commonwealth of Nations and Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Sir Anerood Jugnauth

A Smart Mauritius

Sir Anerood Jugnauth, former Prime Minister of Mauritius, discusses how the island is using information and communications technologies to boost economic development and diversify from an agrarian economy to a hub for knowledge and innovation.

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.

Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley

The Caribbean’s Macro-economic Challenges

Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, highlights the unique macro-economic challenges facing the small middle-income states of the Caribbean - 10 of which are members of the Commonwealth - and considers prospects for the region.

Gordon Brown

Investment in Education - The Key to the SDGs

Gordon Brown, former UK Prime Minister and Chairman of the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity, argues for more attention to education finance to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, and calls on the G20 to support an International Finance Facility for education.