Commonwealth 70th anniversary celebrations
A garden party was held at Marlborough House - the Commonwealth Secretariat’s headquarters - to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the modern Commonwealth. The celebrations, which took place on 14th June, also featured an awards ceremony for winners of the Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards 2019. The party was attended by the Commonwealth Youth Ambassador, Prince Harry, who presented the awards and prizes to the winners.
More information about the formation of the modern Commonwealth and its development over the last seventy years can be found on the Commonwealth’s website.