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Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Reference Report 2005: Malta, 25-27 November 2005  

Size: A4 (297 mm x 210 mm)
Categories: Commonwealth & Global Affairs

ISBN No: 978-09546572-4-6

Format: Paperback

Publication Date: 11-2005
Number of Pages: 230

Status: Out of print

Price: £ 35.00    [Currency converter]  


Published for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2005 and for each bi-annual meeting, this title is written by Commonwealth experts and presents current thought and pertinent analysis on Commonwealth issues and challenges. In-depth articles and case studies over 230 pages focus, among others, on themes of good governance, the environment, human potential, powering for growth, financing for development and networking for development - the theme of the 2005 meeting. It is published with the ultimate goal of strengthening co-operation between government and business and facilitating the efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

Published by Henley Media Group in association with the Commonwealth Secretariat.


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Good Governance, Peace and Prosperity


  • Strengthening development and democracy through partnership and prosperity
  • Achieving MDGs in the midst of poverty and violent conflicts
  • Gender equality: critical to achieving peace, security and development
  • Ending hunger: a serious investment in peace and prosperity
  • Overcoming the constraints of small states: governance and macroeconomic policies
  • Guidelines for public financial management reform: a Commonwealth strategy to achieve the MDGs
  • A corridor for land-locked states


Networking the Commonwealth for development


  • A Commonwealth digital divide – opportunities and threats
  • ICTs for sustainable development: the Commonwealth Action Programme to bridge the digital divide
  • Special Feature Sustainable telecoms growth in Africa: creating lean and profitable telcos
  • The African Development Bank’s support for ICTs for development
  • Special Feature Investment opportunities in the telecommunications sector in Nigeria
  • E-governance comes of age in the Commonwealth
  • Malta’s transition to e-government: a reference for islands and small states


People at the Heart of Development


  • HIV/AIDS in the Commonwealth
  • The sidelining of sexual and reproductive health services
  • Migration of health workers: the policy challenge
  • Women’s equality: the path to the MDGs
  • The need to accelerate global literacy efforts: practical steps in the UN Literacy Decade
  • Education in Africa: innovations and challenges
  • Special Feature Science and technology education: fuelling opportunities for development in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Special Feature Enhancing the process of learning in developing countries
  • Special Feature When African children learn to learn
  • Including rural people in education: an urgent necessity for African development
  • Learning from Asia: tertiary education for global prosperity
  • Special Feature The globalization of higher education: a case study from Northumbria University
  • Sport for development and peace
  • Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games – continuing the tradition of the ‘Friendly Games’
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