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  • 23 Sep 2011
  • Gérard Adonis
  • Pages: 58
Malta’s socio-economic successes have been remarkable. Key policy decisions have enabled this small island state to cope with its inherent vulnerabilities. This book reviews the implementation of macroeconomic policies in Malta, identifying the key...
  • 01 Jun 2009
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 154
Every country that has worked towards, and then attained, universal primary education has celebrated that achievement as a great step forward. Maintaining universal primary education, once achieved, offers new challenges, examined in this book....
This report focuses on how to make democracy work for pro-poor development and on development policies that in themselves uphold and promote democratic values. It argues that development and democracy are not only goals in their own right, but must...
How should one organise a ministry of education which has only a small group of professional staff? Officers must become multifunctional; but what tasks should be grouped together, and how? What styles of management are needed for the highly...
  • 15 Nov 2011
  • Patrick Macrory, Sherry Stephenson
  • Pages: 90
This Economic Paper assesses new innovative measures in trade in service negotiations that reflect the vulnerabilities and challenges faced by developing countries. It outlines the approaches that can help small and lowincome countries employ the...
  • 22 Oct 2014
  • Commonwealth Observer Group
  • Pages: 36
The report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for Malawi tripartite elections held on 20 May 2014. The mission was chaired by Lt Gen Mompati Sebogodi Merafhe, former Vice-President of Botswana and was comprised of 11 members in total. These were the ...
  • 15 Jul 2014
  • Commonwealth Observer Group
  • Pages: 48
The report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for Maldives parliamentary election held on 22 March 2014. The Group was chaired by Bruce Golding, the former Prime Minister of Jamaica, and was comprised of 7 members in total. The Commonwealth Observer ...
The report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for Maldives’s presidential election held on 7 September, the re-run election held on 9 November, and the run-off election held on 16 November 2013. The Group was chaired by Dr Lawrence Gonzi, former ...
  • 01 Jan 1999
  • Peter E. Larson, Amanda Coe
  • Pages: 48
Recent reforms have put tremendous new demands on the people at the top of the public service. Almost everywhere the emphasis is on doing “more, and better, with less”. This study is an inquiry into how permanent secretaries around the Commonwealth...
  • 01 May 2006
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 166
Decentralisation has become an integral part of local government reform programmes in recent years. But how to put these changes into effect? This book explores the reasons for making these changes, and applies recent thinking in change management to...
  • 01 Jan 2003
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 208
“All South Africans must now unite and join hands and say we are one country, one nation, one people, marching together into the future.” Nelson Mandela The introduction of Curriculum 2005 and Outcomes Based Education mark both a sea change in the ...
  • 01 Jul 2005
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 200
The central purpose of this book is to consider the concepts and principles of the important areas of educational leadership signalled by Nelson Mandela. The aim is to develop improved understanding and practice of the management of external ...
  • 01 Jul 2003
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 234
“All South Africans must now unite and join hands and say we are one country, one nation, one people, marching together into the future.” Nelson Mandela This book is underpinned by the philosophy that effective management of all staff in schools is ...
  • 01 Jan 2002
  • John Vereker
  • Pages: 24
In all Commonwealth countries, the public are demanding higher quality, more reliable and more costeffective delivery of basic public services such as health and education. These demands call on finance ministries to increase the resources channelled...
  • 01 Jan 1987
  • Commonwealth Science Council
  • Pages: 159
Mango is a tropical crop whose economic utilisation could be greatly improved. This fruit represents a great proportion of the agricultural production of many developing countries and is in increasing demand in western countries. The development of a...
  • 01 Feb 2010
  • Emily Jones, Carolyn Deere-Birkbeck, Ngaire Woods
  • Pages: 120
Of enduring concern for small states are the numerous constraints they face in international trade negotiations. This study provides evidence that small states can still have an important influence over the outcomes of negotiations if they...
  • 01 Jan 2004
  • Bijit Bora, Mohammad A. Razzaque, Roman Grynberg
  • Pages: 114
There are indisputable concerns over the ineffective participation of LeastDeveloped Countries (LDCs) and Small Vulnerable Economies (SVEs) in the process of global integration, and their failure to derive benefits from the ongoing process of trade...
  • 30 Sep 2016
  • Lucy Greenhill, John Day, Michele Stanley
  • Pages: 62
This fourth volume in the series explores the potential for the development of the blue economy by providing a high-level review of actions needed to progress marine renewable energy generation in SIDS. Renewable energy is a key component of enabling...
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