Lessons from the Commonwealth series

Books in this series draw directly on the experience of the Commonwealth Secretariat and its work with Commonwealth member governments. They present lessons learned from our work on a range of key issues in development and democracy. For policy-makers and researchers in all Commonwealth countries and beyond.

Contributor: Nikhil Treebhoohun
Series title: Lessons from the Commonwealth
Number within series: 3
Publication date: 9 December 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Examines best practices of developing IT enabled trade in services. This handbook explains the key issues from the viewpoints of the regulator, the investor, the policy-maker and the donor. It provides detailed analysis of the Mauritian experience, which holds useful lessons for small states in particular.

Contributor: Vinod Rege
Series title: Lessons from the Commonwealth
Number within series: 2
Publication date: 22 February 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

A unique insider's guide to the issues that have concerned developing country negotiators at the WTO since its establishment in 1995. It will be invaluable to those arriving in Geneva who need to brief themselves on the continuing story of the WTO negotiations, and those in national capitals in daily touch with their negotiating teams.

Contributor: Isaac Njoroge
Series title: Lessons from the Commonwealth
Number within series: 1
Publication date: 1 July 2010
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This handbook explains how the Commonwealth Secretariat helps countries develop national export strategies with a clear purpose, strategies that are action-oriented, and which recognise the interrelationship between technological, economic, social, political and cultural aspects of society.