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 Commonwealth books give you access to authoritative research and evidence-based policy advice, resulting from our work across all 53 member countries. They promote the Commonwealth Secretariat’s mission of democracy and development and help policy-makers to develop and implement better solutions for their citizens.

  • A Framework for Citizenship Education in Sierra Leone

    A Framework for Citizenship Education in Sierra Leone

    By Commonwealth Secretariat

    “We have attained disarmament, the guns are silent, peace has returned, but we must ensure we guard that peace. We must cultivate desirable attitudes and build a moral and disciplined society as we ensure character development in our young. - (Honourable Alpha Tejan Wurie, Minister of Education,...

    Paper - 9780850927726 - $ 49.95

  • A Framework for Heritage, Multiculturalism and Citizenship Education

    A Framework for Heritage, Multiculturalism and Citizenship Education

    Seminar Papers and Proceedings, April 15-17 2002, Johannesburg, South Africa

    Edited by: Amina Osman, Brenda Leibowitz

    Following the 14th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers held in Halifax, Canada, in November 2000, the Commonwealth Secretariat organised a seminar with the theme 'A Commonwealth Framework for Heritage, Multiculturalism and Citizenship Education' in...

    Paper - 9780850927559 - $ 74.95

  • A Future for Small States

    A Future for Small States

    Overcoming Vulnerability

    By Commonwealth Secretariat

    There has been a dearth of solid analytical work done on the special problems of small states. This report attempts to overcome that shortcoming and provides a comprehensive analysis of vulnerability of small states in all its dimensions, including political, economic, social and environmental aspects. The...

    Paper - 9780850925111 - $ 99.95

  • A Handbook on Regional Integration in Africa

    A Handbook on Regional Integration in Africa

    Towards Agenda 2063

    By Brendan Vickers

    Echoing the calls of Kwame Nkrumah and other pan-Africanists that 'Africa Must Unite,' continental integration and unity have been on the agenda ever since African countries gained political independence. African regional integration is seen as key to enhancing political cooperation at the pan-African level, and...

    Paper - 9781849291675 - $ 52.00

  • A Manual of International Dispute Resolution

    A Manual of International Dispute Resolution

    By Anthony Connerty

    A comprehensive, far-reaching and in-depth analysis of international dispute resolution. Anyone engaged in the resolution of any disputes throughout the Commonwealth, indeed the world, must have this manual at the side of their desk.The Rt Hon Sir Philip Otton, former Lord Justice of Appeal, England and Wales...

    Paper - 9780850928372 - $ 198.95

  • A Sustainable Future for Small States

    A Sustainable Future for Small States

    Pacific 2050

    By Commonwealth Secretariat

    Edited by: Resina Katafono

    A Sustainable Future for Small States: Pacific 2050 is part of the Commonwealth Secretariat's regional strategic foresight programme that examines whether current development strategies set the region on a path to achieve sustainable development by 2050. The study analyses whether Commonwealth Pacific...

    Paper - 9781849291637 - $ 79.00

  • Achieving a Resilient Future for Small States

    Achieving a Resilient Future for Small States

    Caribbean 2050

    Edited by: Denny Lewis-Bynoe

    The Caribbean faces numerous economic, social and environmental challenges, with current projections predicting the road ahead to be filled with low levels of growth, high debt, and low resilience. In Achieving a Resilient Future for Small States: Caribbean 2050, the contributors set out a long-term,...

    Paper - 9781849291460 - $ 94.00

  • Achieving the Goals - 2009

    Achieving the Goals - 2009

    The Performance of Commonwealth Countries in Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Education and the Dakar Education for All Goals

    By Steve Packer, Carlos Aggio

    This report, commissioned by the Commonwealth Secretariat for the 17th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2009, explores progress towards...

    Paper - 9781849290128 - $ 82.95

  • Achieving the Istanbul Programme of Action by 2020

    Achieving the Istanbul Programme of Action by 2020

    Tracking Progress, Accelerating Transformations

    By LDCIV Monitor

    Achieving the Istanbul Programme of Action by 2020 is the second contribution from the LDC IV Monitor, an independent partnership set up to assess the outcome of the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (UN LDC IV) with a view to...

    Paper - 9781849291484 - $ 43.00

  • Advancing Gender Equality

    Advancing Gender Equality

    Case Studies from Across the Commonwealth

    By Commonwealth Secretariat

    The Commonwealth Secretariat has been a pioneer in promoting women's rights and gender equality since the 1976-85 UN Decade for Women, and of gender mainstreaming since the UN 4th World Conference on Women, to which the 1995 Plan of Action on Gender...

    Paper - 9781849291514 - $ 72.00