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Interview with Carl Wright: Commonwealth Oral History Project


Interview with Carl Wright, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Local Government forum, conducted 31 January 2013 (part 1) and 12 March 2013 (part 2) as part of the Commonwealth Oral History Project. The project aims to produce a unique digital research resource on the oral history of the Commonwealth since 1965 through sixty oral history interviews with leading figures in the recent history of the organisation. It will provide an essential research tool for anyone investigating the history of the Commonwealth and will serve to promote interest in and understanding of the organisation. Biography: Wright, Carl. European Commission, advisor, 1973-1974. International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, Secretary, 1974-1980. Commonwealth Trade Union Council, founding Director, 1980-1988. Commonwealth Secretariat, Assistant Director, 1988-1994. Commonwealth Local Government Forum, Secretary-General, 1994-present.

Onslow, Sue and Wright, Carl and Craggs, Ruth Interview with Carl Wright: Commonwealth Oral History Project. [Transcribed text] (Unpublished)


Item Type: Transcribed text
Subjects: Human Rights & Development Studies
History
Politics
Keywords: Apartheid, Capacity Building, Cold War, Democracy, Development, Elections, Trade Unions, Angola, Kenya, Maldives, Namibia, Tanzania, South Africa, UK, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Divisions: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Collections: Commonwealth Oral History Project
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URI: http://sas-space.sas.ac.uk/id/eprint/4904
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