About Us

A history in common, a future in progress

The Royal Commonwealth Society, founded in 1868, is a network of individuals and organisations committed to improving the lives and prospects of Commonwealth citizens across the world.

Through youth empowerment, education and advocacy, The Royal Commonwealth Society promotes the value and the values of the Commonwealth. We champion human rights, democracy and sustainable development through our networks and across the 52 member states which are intrinsically linked through their common history and shared values.

Read or download our 2016 'About Us' leaflet.

Developing dialogue

Developing dialogue and strategies to engage organisations and business for the well-being and prosperity of individuals.

Cyprus Nkabom participant 2008
Advocating positive social change

Advocating positive social change across Commonwealth member states. Learn more.

Youth CHOGM 2004 2
Empowering young people

Empowering young people and providing a pan-Commonwealth framework for youth leadership. Discover more.

Living the Dream Commownealth Day Observance 2013
Celebrating shared values

Celebrating and building on the shared values and aspirations that continue to unite citizens across the Commonwealth. Find out more.

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