The Commonwealth Round Table held a conference on ‘Global Challenges and the International Response: What role for the Commonwealth?’ on 18-19 January, 2023.
The conference is part of a tradition of discussions held to discuss the state of the Commonwealth ahead of and after Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings (CHOGMs).
Session one: ‘Multilateralism and soft power in an age of nationalism, conflict and division’
Session two: ‘Climate change, small states, inequality and development’
Session three: ‘Upholding human rights, press freedom and democracy: Can the Commonwealth make a difference?’
Session four: ‘After Kigali: The Commonwealth’s future challenges’
Dr Stuart Mole, the Chair of the Round Table from 2011 to 2017 and current chair of the Commonwealth Association, delivered the closing remarks.
Conference keynote address by the Commonwealth Secretary-General and interview
Opinion on the Round Table Conference – ‘Global Challenges and the International Response: What role for the Commonwealth?’
Pre-CHOGM 2022 conference – Is the Commonwealth working?