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What does the future of the Commonwealth look like?

The Commonwealth of Nations evolved from the British Empire.

It is now one of the largest international organizations in the world and

It is made up of 54 countries and covers about 2.5 billion people.

Queen Elizabeth of England helped create it – and it continues to be one of her most proud achievements.

So what does the future of the Commonwealth look like when the Queen’s reign ends?

Philip Murphy is a professor of British and federal history at the University of London.

Perhaps the Commonwealth has historically carried out that course. And what you are actually seeing now is the ghost of the organization. “

Federal members span wealthy countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Not only in the populous India, but also in small Pacific republics such as Nauru.

Supporters see it as a network for promoting international cooperation and trade links.

While promoting democracy and development.

So when Barbados broke off its relationship with the British monarchy and became a republic in 2021, it was keen to remain part of the Commonwealth.

Others say the organization has become obsolete and irrelevant.

“The Federation is discussing the importance of promoting democracy, addressing climate change and addressing gender inequality, but the Federation does not necessarily have an international logic to address any of these issues. It’s not a climatic framework. They don’t stop at the federal border. “

Another question that organizations have to address is who will lead it.

In 2018, federal leaders agreed that Elizabeth’s son and successor, Prince Charles, would be the successor, but the role is not genetic.

Based in Barbados, David Denny is the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Movement for Peace and Integration.

“We have dismissed the Queen of State, so I don’t think the Queen should continue, and I don’t think her family should continue to be the head of the Commonwealth. Yes, somehow connected I think there is, but I think it’s a contradiction to remain the head of state. The federal nations meet every year, every two years, or every three years to see who must be the head of state. I think it’s time to choose. It will be a recommendation for the Caribbean movement for peace and unity. “

(Reuters)

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