Upcoming events

Commonwealth Local Government Conference 2017
21 Nov 17 to 24 Nov 17

The Commonwealth Local Government Conference is CLGF's flagship event, held every two years in different regions of the Commonwealth. In 2017, the CLGF conference will be held for the first time in Malta.

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Responsiveness, Resilience and Regeneration
27 Nov 17, 8.00pm to 27 Nov 17

Commonwealth Secretary-General, The Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland, QC, will speak at the 42nd Sir Winston Scott Memorial Lecture

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Peace, youth and the Commonwealth: what role for education?
28 Nov 17, 18.00-21.00 to 28 Nov 17

The Commonwealth is home to over one billion young people with the power to shape the future. As the world finds itself at a time of increasing instability, what role can education play in ensuring that youth are at the heart of peace-building?

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News on a Knife-Edge: Gemini and development journalism today
29 Nov 17, 09:30 - 18:00 to 29 Nov 17

In 1967, following decolonisation and in the midst of the Cold War, a pioneering news feature service began in London, called Gemini. It covered news from around the developing world and the Commonwealth, and lasted until 2002.

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Lord Chamber event 2017: International Relations in the 21st century
01 Dec 17, 11:00 - 18:00 to 01 Dec 17

The House of Lords opens up the chamber every year, inviting people from across the UK to take part in a debating event. This year's debate is the latest event in a broad programme that aims to raise awareness of the role and work of the Lords.

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Media and the 2017 Elections across the Commonwealth
06 Dec 17, 14:00 - 17:00 to 06 Dec 17

Media freedom is under pressure in multiple and complex ways across the Commonwealth. These pressures assume particular importance at election times, when access to information or restrictions on the news environment assume even greater importance.

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Christmas Carols Service
11 Dec 17, 13:00 - 14:30 to 11 Dec 17

Every year the Britain-Australia Society organises a Carols Service at the famous 'Bow Bells' Church. This year Supporters of The Royal Commonwealth Society are invited to join for this event.

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The Annual Gladwyn Lecture
13 Dec 17, 18.00 - 21.00 to 13 Dec 17

The annual lecture will address the topic of 'How the Commonwealth Network of Relationships can contribute to Peace'. The speaker will be Lord Alderdice who participated in the panel that wrote 'Civil Paths to Peace'.

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Leading the way: Nurses and midwives for a safe, healthy and peaceful world
10 Mar 18 to 11 Mar 18

In March 2018 the Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation will be holding their 4th Conference in London. The conference will provide an opportunity for nurses and midwives to share their work with colleagues across the world.

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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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