Heads of Government Reports

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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.

Jacob Zuma

The Sustainable Development Goals and Africa

Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa, calls for the full implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa, and highlights key development challenges that need to be addressed to progress the continent’s sustainable development agenda.