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Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland speaking to camera

Secretary-General of the Commonwealth speaks on the postponement of CHOGM due to COVID-19

25 June 2020

07/05/2021 Update: His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, and Commonwealth Secretary-General, The Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland QC, have announced the postponement of CHOGM 2021 as a result of the continuing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic: Read the full statement

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has recorded a message marking the week in which, but for the coronavirus pandemic, Commonwealth leaders would have assembled in Kigali, Rwanda, for CHOGM the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.

The meeting is now postponed to a later date.

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