Press statement - CHRI response to CMAGs statement of 20 April 2016 on the Maldives
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) welcomes the continued scrutiny of the deteriorating situation in the Maldives by the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG), which serves as a watchdog group for Commonwealth countries.
Commonwealth Secretaries-General and Human Rights: A Retrospective
Written by Dr. Dwayne Ryan Menezes exclusively for CHRI, this is an evaluation of the Commonwealth and the five Secretaries-General that have led the organisation for the past half-century. Dr. the Director of the Human Security Centre. He also serves as Director at the Polar Research and Policy Initiative and is Consultant to the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth. Dr.
Newsletter: Vol. 23 No. 1 March - 2016
CHRI's March 2016 Newsletter covers a variety of vital topics, including: Can the Commonwealth Become a Normative Power It Wants to Be? Reflections on Leadership and Closer Links with Civil Society Committee of the Whole: Meeting with Accredited Commonwealth Organisations Will the Commonwealth Finally Step Up in Sri Lanka? Civil Society and the Commonwealth: Reaching fo
CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE COMMONWEALTH - REACHING FOR PARTNERSHIP
Closing civil society space across the Commonwealth provides the context for this report, while the driving force is the Commonwealth’s own set of core values. This report examines the engagement between the Commonwealth Secretariat, the central institution of the Commonwealth of Nations, and civil society.
Papers on Mechanisms of the Commonwealth to Address Human Rights Violations
Papers on Mechanisms of the Commonwealth to Address Human Rights Violations (three part series (PAPER 1, PAPER 2, PAPER 3) released as complimentary research to our 2013 CHOGM report The Missing Link.