The modern Commonwealth came into being 70 years ago with the London Declaration, signed on 26 April, 1949. Across the Commonwealth, organisations are celebrating the 70th Anniversary with a series of events, conferences, competitions and workshops throughout the next year.
In commemorating this anniversary, the Commonwealth Small States Centre of Excellence in Malta organised a debate titled: Effects of Climate Change on Small States: Race against time?
Opening remarks from Carmelo Abela, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion
Opening remarks from Stuart Gill OBE, British High Commissioner to Malta
Professor Prajapati Trivedi, Senior Director, Commonwealth Secretariat
Professor Simone Borg, Malta’s Ambassador on Climate Action
Nick Bridge, Special Representative for Climate Change for the United Kingdom
Ellison Edroy Greenslade, High Commissioner of the Commonwealth of The
Bahamas to the United Kingdom