It asks young people to consider the potential of the Commonwealth in strengthening the vast and varied links between citizens. The Competition is an opportunity for all young Commonwealth citizens and residents, regardless of region, education or background, to share ideas, celebrate their story and have their voice heard - all whilst developing key skills.
Nathan McKenzie Having supported the highest levels of the Australian Government for 12 years, Nathan brings a significant track record of event, public affairs and project delivery to the Society.
Emma Fowler Emma is executive assistant, a role she combines with managing the office. She has previously worked in the peace-building sector and studied International Law. Whilst studying Emma volunteered as a Refugee and Asylum Seeker Caseworker for the British Red Cross, as well as setting up a small project which worked to empower young people in the areas of globalisation, human rights and climate change.
Libby has several years' experience in public affairs and events management and is responsible for the delivery of the Society's ceremonial and international activities including the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey and the High Commissioners' Banquet.
Deborah Headdey As a Programmes Officer in the Youth and Education team, Debbie focusses on empowering youth across the Commonwealth through the creation of international networks and development opportunities. She joined The Royal Commonwealth Society after working for international development organisations in the UK and Lesotho where she focused on education, gender and youth.
Casandra Boruzescu Casandra works on anti-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in the Commonwealth, particularly around convening and building the capacity of civil society to engage with law-makers and other stakeholders.The Royal Commonwealth Society is pleased to announce the theme for The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition – A Connected Commonwealth..
Building on the theme of Towards a Common Future, this year’s topics ask young writers to explore the shared values, interests and experiences across the network, and how they can use this to make positive change.
UPDATE, Apr. 20, Leaders of the Commonwealth have agreed that Prince Charles will be the body’s next head.
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The Royal Commonwealth Society is pleased to announce that the theme for The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition is A Commonwealth for Peace. Building upon the theme of An Inclusive Commonwealth, this year’s topics ask for a more active understanding of the role of the Commonwealth as a network of and for .