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Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)

Leaders of the Commonwealth countries meet every 2 years at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

Rwanda 2020

The next CHOGM will be in Kigali in Rwanda in June 2020.

The theme for CHOGM 2020 is ‘Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming.’ Leaders will discuss how to deliver the things which were discussed at CHOGM 2018 in London, which was on the theme ‘Towards a Common Future’.

Ahead of the meeting, members of parliament, youth and gender activists, and representatives from society and business will meet at special forums to make sure the voices of women, young people, businesses and other organisations are heard at CHOGM.

CHOGM Newsroom

The latest news and announcements including speeches and statements from the Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit.

People's Forum 2018 London

The Commonwealth People’s Forum (CPF) brings together civic voices from around the world to debate key issues facing Commonwealth people.

Women's Forum 2018 London

The 2018 Women's Forum will reflect on some of the global challenges still faced by women, as part of a wider commitment to "leave no one behind" in the Commonwealth journey to achieving gender equality by 2030.  

Youth Forum 2018 London

The Commonwealth Youth Forum provides an opportunity for the young people of the Commonwealth to build cross-cultural connections and networks, debate the challenges facing its young people, and agree youth-led initiatives to influence decision makers and ensure young people have a voice in its future.

Business Forum 2018 London

The Business Forum will be held across the Guildhall and Mansion House in the City of London and the QEII Conference Centre, Westminster and will be addressed by heads of government, ministers and global business leaders.