‘This could be the beginning of the end for the Commonwealth’ | D. Sriskandarajah- The Guardian

‘This could be the beginning of the end for the Commonwealth’ | D. Sriskandarajah- The Guardian

The departure of the Gambia and the fight over the Sri Lankan summit reveal how weak Commonwealth institutions have become. The secretariat is accused of actively dodging any politically sensitive issue, and its reticence to speak out means that the Commonwealth suffers from a very low public profile. A 2009 poll in seven countries showed than only a third of people could identify what the Commonwealth does.

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