Upcoming events

Commonwealth Big Lunches
12 Mar 18 to 22 Apr 18

The Commonwealth Big Lunches are an opportunity to come together, share food and celebrate Commonwealth connections. The lunches will happen from Commonwealth Day (12 March) until the end of the summit (22 April), and take place across the Commonwealth.

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Gold Coast 2018: XXI Commonwealth Games
04 Apr 18 to 15 Apr 18

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be the largest sporting event Australia will see this decade and the biggest sporting spectacular the Gold Coast has ever seen.

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Build cooperation and trust through community policing
12 Apr 18, 13.00 - 14.30 to 12 Apr 18

In many Commonwealth countries police practices often rely policing based on militaristic lines. The proposed panel will look how at best practices as well as critical challenges in this field and how the processes of change can be made sustainable.

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Reducing Pre-Trial Detention
13 Apr 18, 12:00 - 14:00 to 13 Apr 18

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative is bringing together several experts on penal reform and pre-trial detention.

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CHRI CHOGM Report Launch
13 Apr 18, 17:30 - 19:30 to 13 Apr 18

In the lead up to the Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting in April the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) launches its own landmark report.

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Ageing in Common: An International Perspective
16 Apr 18 to 18 Apr 18

Inaugural Commonwealth Elders' Forum
This is an interesting opportunity for older individuals as well as for professional leaders in ageing research, advocacy and aged care and retirement service design and delivery.

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Re-engaging with the Commonwealth: Gambia and Zimbabwe
16 Apr 18, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM BST to 16 Apr 18

Following Gambia and Zimbabwe rejoining the Commonwealth this panel discussion looks to explore what it will mean for these nations and how it is possible to fully reengage them back into the Commonwealth.

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The Big Picture on Small States
16 Apr 18, 13:00 – 14:00 BST to 16 Apr 18

Aligning with the CHOGM 2018 theme, ‘Towards a common future.’ Small States constitute a critical component in the Commonwealth this event will highlight how they can be supported to make the most positive impact and to meet the challenges they face.

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