Agenda 2030: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals - How might the Commonwealth deliver success?
Speaker: Stephen Twigg, Secretary-General, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
Chair: Sonny Leong CBE, Chair, Council for Education in the Commonwealth
Venue: Virtual (Zoom) | Date: Wednesday, 11th November 2020 | Time: 18:00 – 20:00
One third of the world’s population live in the 54 countries of the Commonwealth. Engaging together they offer a
tremendous opportunity, offering direction and initiating approaches to help everyone achieve the ambitions of the SDGs.
The scale of this challenge was always immense, but it has been increased further by the impact of COVID-19.
This year’s Gladwyn Lecture will address the importance of the Commonwealth’s active involvement, particularly in relation
to education (SDG4) and good governance (SDG16). Stephen Twigg will focus on issues that most affect young people
across the Commonwealth. He will also consider the vital role of all parliamentarians, wherever located, in the delivery of