Members of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group met The Prince of Wales at Clarence House on the occasion of the group’s fiftieth meeting.
The government of Togo is exploring making a formal bid for membership of the Commonwealth, a spokesman for the Commonwealth Secretariat confirmed today.
Foreign ministers on the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) have underlined the Commonwealth’s role in promoting democracy and peace-building, at the group’s fiftieth meeting.
Young women across the Commonwealth are set to benefit from a new initiative to help them acquire critical life skills and to progress in their careers. The Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme will match aspiring young people with experienced professionals in their fields.
At a meeting at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London, Chief Ngute told Secretary-General Patricia Scotland that his government fully supported peace building in the Commonwealth.
The co-founder of a foundation which supports minorities and marginalised communities in Sri Lanka has been named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2017.
The Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme will match aspirational young women with experienced professionals in their fields in a new initiative to empower young women.
CommonTies is a programme for talented young Commonwealth citizens who are temporarily studying or working in the UK.
“We affirm our belief in the Commonwealth as a force for good in the world.” - Secretary-General Patricia Scotland
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has set the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay in motion during a star-studded commencement ceremony today at Buckingham Palace as part of Commonwealth Day celebrations.