The Commonwealth Secretariat and the Contemporary Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Secretariat and the Contemporary Commonwealth

by Margaret P. Doxey

Paperback(1st ed. 1989)

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A review of the Commonwealth Secretariat's organization, resources and performance together with an exploration of the role of the Secretary-General and a discussion of the problems of financial stringency and political strain over South Africa. It is aimed at specialists and general readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349099696
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/1989
Series: Cambridge Commonwealth Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 1989
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

The shape and character of the modern Commonwealth; the secretariat - organization and resources; the office of Commonwealth secretary-general; the secretariat at work - economic affairs, food production and rural development, the Commonwealth Fund for Technical Co-operation (CFTC), fellowships and training, the Technical Assistance Group (TAG), export market development, industrial development; co-operation in social and professional fields - education, health, management development, law, the Commonwealth Science Council (CSC), the Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP), women and development; international affairs - the political dimension - membership, consular relations, human rights, the problems of the small States, political field work, crisis and controversy in the Commonwealth context - Nigeria, Cyprus, Grenada; Southern African problems - Rhodesia and Zimbabwe, the front line states and SADCC, South Africa.

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