Kamalesh Sharma

Podium

Kamalesh Sharma

Kamalesh Sharma (Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Secretariat) delivers a speech entitled “Global Transformation and Challenge: a Commonwealth Perspective” at a conference hosted by the International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Ont., June 9, 2009. Mr. Sharma discusses food, energy, and other challenges faced by developing countries. He also reflects on developing states and the debate surrounding the reform of global institutions. After speaking, Mr. Sharma takes questions from conference attendees.