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Tuesday 12 September 2017
Apia, Samoa
An agreement to achieve universal health coverage and address non-communicable diseases in the Pacific region was signed by the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Pacific Community (SPC) on 8 September in Apia, Samoa.
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Tuesday 20 September 2016
New York, USA
Ministers and parliamentarians from the Commonwealth, including Tonga, spoke at a panel on Migration in the Commonwealth: International Movement and Human Rights Challenges and Opportunities, at the United Nations General Assembly on 18 September in New York.
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Wednesday 27 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is one of four Pacific island countries chosen by the Commonwealth Secretariat in London for a study of small island states that looks at governance and levels of vulnerability and resilience to external shocks. Visiting Nuku’alofa this week a team of three researchers were building up a profile of Tonga’s strengths and weaknesses in its ability to govern itself and respond to challenges.
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Friday 25 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prime Minister announced at the end of a Government Retreat held in Vava'u from January 21-24 that an agreement in principle was reached with the Commonwealth Secretariat to provide training to improve the effectiveness of government officials and Members of Parliament.
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Tuesday 19 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Commonwealth leaders meeting in Perth in October this year will discuss the efforts being made with the G20 for what the Commonwealth Secretary General today called "innovative sources of funding for trade and growth resilience", an idea that he said was now accepted by the World Bank. By Mary Lyn Fonua.
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Friday 5 February 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A three-days Pacific Regional Workshop on Communication and Good Governance was officially opened in Nuku'alofa on February 2 by Tonga's Minister of Information and Communication, Mrs 'Eseta Fusitu'a, who shared an anecdote about how foreign media asked her "irritating" questions.
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Wednesday 19 November 2008
London, UK
Human rights should not only be enshrined in every country's constitution, but they must be made real in order to safeguard the rights of citizens, said Dr Purna Sen, Head of Human Rights at the Commonwealth Secretariat.
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Thursday 13 November 2008
London, UK
The 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Dec. 10 is an occasion for everyone, governments included, to recommit to efforts to uphold and protect freedom, dignity and human rights, said Dr Purna Sen, head of Human Rights at the Commonwealth Secretariat.
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Friday 2 May 2008
London, United Kingdom
Tonga's Prime Minister Dr Feleti Vaka'uta Sevele called on Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London, UK, on 1 May 2008.
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Friday 20 July 2007
London, United Kingdom
Top public and private sector executives in Tonga on 18 July 2007 completed a three-day meeting aimed at formulating a new export strategy for the Pacific island state.
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Thursday 10 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Rt. Hon. Sir Douglas Graham, the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Secretariat for the Pacific islands, and Albert Mariner, the Chief Political Officer at the Commonwealth Secretariat arrived in Tonga on Wednesday June 9 for a four-day visit.
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