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Commonwealth or Europe?  Why a choice?

Commonwealth or Europe? Why a choice?

| January 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The New Year started with yet another welcome affirmation from the British Government of the importance of the 54-nation Commonwealth. Hugo Swire, who was appointed Minister of State for the Commonwealth last summer, published an Opinion in the Daily Telegraph in London on January 2 in which he said that the Commonwealth “is an important […]

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Reform or diminish, the Commonwealth challenge

Reform or diminish, the Commonwealth challenge

| October 15, 2011 | 2 Comments

On October 12th as a member of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) established by Commonwealth Heads of Government to advise them on reform of the Commonwealth, I delivered a Keynote address in the British House of Parliament at a conference arranged by the several Commonwealth organisations. This article is a very much shortened version of […]

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