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Montevideo, September 21st 2018 - 04:14 UTC

Tag: The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (Chogm)

  • Tuesday, March 13th 2018 - 20:44 UTC

    Falkland Islanders mark Commonwealth Day with a range of events

    Mike Betts (second from left) with the other UK Overseas Territory Representatives outside Westminster Abbey yesterday for the Commonwealth Service.

    On six continents around the globe, the currently 53 countries of the Commonwealth marked Commonwealth Day earlier in the week. The day included messages to the Commonwealth from Her Majesty the Queen as well as the UK Prime Minister, both of which have been covered by MercoPress. However, the Falkland Islands also reaffirmed its ties to the Commonwealth over recent days both within the Islands and elsewhere in the world.

  • Saturday, November 28th 2015 - 07:17 UTC

    Commonwealth summit opens in Malta; counter extremism top of the agenda

    PM David Cameron has pledged to set up a Commonwealth unit to target the “scourge” of extremism.

    Britain's Queen opened on Friday a two-day summit of leaders of the 53 Commonwealth nations in Malta. The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (Chogm), held every two years, will focus on climate change, with talks on security issues also expected.