Deputy Commonwealth chief here

In his last two official visits to Sri Lanka in September 2012 and February this year – also in preparation for CHOGM – Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma committed to providing technical assistance to the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka. This, he said, would strengthen the Commission’s capacity to investigate human rights abuses, which would contribute to further enhancing the independence, authority and effectiveness of the Commission in compliance with the Paris Principles.While in Colombo, Deputy Secretary-General Masire-Mwamba will also meet with Judge Priyantha Perera, the Commonwealth Secretariat said. (Colombo Gazette) Commonwealth Deputy Secretary General Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba is in Sri Lanka to review arrangements for the next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), taking place this November, the Commonwealth Secretariat said.Masire-Mwamba will meet with External Affairs Minister Professor G L Peiris, and members of the CHOGM 2013 Task Force in Colombo. Participants include the Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka, Judge Priyantha Perera, commissioners and staff of the Commission, including the Commission’s ten regional coordinators. Taking place in parallel with the Deputy Secretary-General’s visit is a Commonwealth Secretariat-organised capacity development workshop for the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka on conducting national inquiries in compliance with international standards. read more

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