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The Queen’s Baton at the High Commissioners’ Banquet

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 1:47 pm | Royal Commonwealth Society

14/03/2017 The Queen’s Baton continues on its journey to the 2018 Commonwealth Games at the High Commissioners’ Banquet More >>

The Queen celebrates Commonwealth Day at Westminster Abbey

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 10:55 am | Royal Commonwealth Society

Her Majesty The Queen, the Head of the Commonwealth, today attended the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey to celebrate Commonwealth Day. The Queen was joined by TRH The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince ... More >>

UK businesses send clear message to government

Monday, 6 March 2017, 10:26 am | Royal Commonwealth Society

Days before the inaugural Commonwealth Trade Ministers Meeting in London, new research reveals an overwhelming majority of British businesses want to see the Government prioritise trade deals with the Commonwealth post-Brexit. More >>

Royal Commonwealth Society statement on Maldives

Saturday, 22 October 2016, 8:01 pm | Royal Commonwealth Society

PRESS RELEASE: 21.10.2016 Royal Commonwealth Society statement on Maldives leaving the Commonwealth The Royal Commonwealth Society is concerned by Maldives’ decision to leave the Commonwealth, which comes after the Commonwealth Ministerial Action ... More >>

Essay Competition launched on International Day of Peace

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 1:22 pm | Royal Commonwealth Society

PRESS RELEASE: The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2017 launched on International Day of Peace More >>

Royal Commonwealth Society statement on UK referendum

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 9:22 am | Royal Commonwealth Society

Royal Commonwealth Society statement on UK voting to leave the European Union PRESS RELEASE: After a long campaign the people of the United Kingdom have voted to leave the European Union through a historic referendum. As the UK reacts to the implications ... More >>

Her Majesty The Queen to honour young people from NZ

Friday, 10 June 2016, 10:30 am | Royal Commonwealth Society

Her Majesty The Queen to honour young people from New Zealand with Queen’s Young Leaders Award More >>

Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations

Monday, 30 May 2016, 10:28 am | Royal Commonwealth Society

This year marks the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth. More >>

Athletes celebrate Commonwealth Day

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 9:43 am | Royal Commonwealth Society

Athletes across the Commonwealth celebrated Commonwealth Day, and the 2016 theme of “An Inclusive Commonwealth”, at events today, 14 March 2016. The celebrations, which take place across the Commonwealth on the second Monday in March every year, ... More >>

The Queen’s Young Leaders of 2016 Announced

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 9:41 am | Royal Commonwealth Society

It is today announced that 60 young people from across the Commonwealth are being recognised as exceptional leaders in their community and will receive a prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award. More >>

Commonwealth honours The Queen with a ‘Commonwealth Canopy’

Saturday, 28 November 2015, 4:36 pm | Royal Commonwealth Society

Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, officially opening the 24th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Malta today, said how delighted she was to receive a dedication of rainforests and other environmental projects for her service as Head ... More >>

Business Forum aims to promote Commonwealth trade

Friday, 27 November 2015, 11:58 am | Royal Commonwealth Society

Business Forum aims to promote Commonwealth trade and investment The Business Forum, one of four pre-CHOGM events, aims to promote trade and investment and provide high level dialogue between government and business. The forum in Malta has been attended ... More >>

Wellington writer urgers leaders to end gender inequality

Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:48 am | Royal Commonwealth Society

19 year old Katherine McIndoe from Wellington, New Zealand, has added her message to the 33Fifty Baton Book that is accompanying the Queen’s Baton Relay across the 70 countries and territories taking part in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. More >>

Youth leader to be first NZ female to speak in UK Parliament

Wednesday, 24 October 2012, 4:30 pm | Royal Commonwealth Society

Youth leader and Victoria University student, Chloe Oldfield, will become the first female New Zealander to speak in the Parliament of the United Kingdom in December. She has been chosen by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, along with Judge’s ... More >>

New photographic prize announced

Friday, 1 July 2011, 9:22 am | Royal Commonwealth Society

The top two entrants of the Royal Commonwealth Society Photographic Awards - a competition open New Zealand - will be flown to Perth, Western Australia to have their work exhibited as part of a special prize commissioned by the Commonwealth Festival Perth 2011. More >>

Commonwealth members enjoy trade advantage

Thursday, 30 September 2010, 2:46 pm | Royal Commonwealth Society

New research published today by the Royal Commonwealth Society shows that a Commonwealth country's trade with another member is likely to be a third to a half more than with a non-member, even after taking into account other possible contributory factors ... More >>

New Zealander selected to be Peace Pioneer

Monday, 23 August 2010, 12:05 pm | Royal Commonwealth Society

20-year-old Fale Andrew Lesa of New Zealand has been selected as one of thirty-five young participants in the 2010 Nkabom Commonwealth Youth Leadership Programme. More >>

Commonwealth Team To Observe UK General Election

Saturday, 1 May 2010, 11:27 am | Royal Commonwealth Society

The Royal Commonwealth Society and Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK are delighted to announce the impending arrival of their Observation Team to the UK General Election. More >>

Commonwealth Nationals Could Swing UK Election

Wednesday, 28 April 2010, 6:14 pm | Royal Commonwealth Society

New figures published today by The Royal Commonwealth Society suggest that over 1 million Commonwealth citizens living in the UK could vote in next week’s General Election. More >>

Royal Commonwealth Society to continue in Fiji

Wednesday, 2 September 2009, 9:21 am | Royal Commonwealth Society

Responding to the news of Fiji’s full suspension from the Commonwealth today, the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS), the oldest and largest civil society organisation devoted to the Commonwealth, announced that it would continue to work within Fijian ... More >>



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