Our mission

As a constructive and active member of the global community, we want to strengthen the Commonwealth of nations as a focus for promoting democratic practice and development, standing up for the values of freedom, fairness and responsibility. Our priorities are:

  • strengthening the institutions of the Commonwealth
  • promoting human rights, democratic values and the rule of law
  • supporting sustainable development and prosperity
  • championing understanding within the Commonwealth’s global community

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UK Representation in the Commonwealth

FCO Commonwealth Team
Foreign and Commonwealth Office,
King Charles Street,