CHOGM 2022: Daily Highlights – June 21, 2022

Today we celebrate the opening of the Federal Business and People’s Forum.

The Commonwealth Business Forum – The first and largest face-to-face rally for governments and businesses across the federation since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic – more than 1,500 representatives from federal member states have gathered.

At the opening ceremony, Federal Secretary-General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC was joined by President Paul Kagame, Prime Minister of the Bahamas. Philip Edward Davis, Sir Marland, Chairman of the Federal Corporate Investment Council (CWEIC), and other dignitaries. As the world emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic, the delegation discussed the world’s major issues and the federal role in leading the “global reset.”

The Federal People’s Forum Held under the theme, Delivering a common future: our health, our planet, our future.. The first day of the forum focused on: Leadership for Climate Justice and Federal Change; and Health and Climate: Responding to the Imminent Challenges of Financing.

Meanwhile, after several days of deliberation, the Federal Youth Forum ended today with the announcement of six action plans (Youth Declaration) on youth development. This forms the topic of debate when young leaders meet with the head of government. During the dialogue between generations on Saturday. The declaration was unveiled at a ceremony commemorating the establishment of a new federal youth council executive to act as the official voice of 1.2 billion people under the age of 30 living in the federal government.

The Federal Women’s Forum Also, it ended today. Nine two-day sessions are prominent in tackling the role of women and girls in all areas of our society, from eradicating violence against women and girls to peacebuilding and leadership, tackling climate change and intergenerational change. I heard from the lineup of various speakers. solidarity. The results of the forum will be officially announced and provided to the Foreign Minister before the Government Summit is held at the end of this week.

QC Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis: We look forward to attending the Federal Summit in Rwanda over the next few days to discuss common federal challenges and opportunities. Thank you for the warm hospitality of Paul Kagame and the people of Rwanda. CHOGM 2022: Daily Highlights – June 21, 2022

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