COMMONWEALTH

The Commonwealth was established in 1946. It is an organization of 52 nations. Its headquarters is located in London. The Commonwealth represents 2.4 billion of the worlds and it includes both advanced as well as developing countries. Thirty of its members are small nations, many of which  are  island nations.

Member countries are supported by a network of more than 80 intergovernmental, civil societies, cultural and professional organizations. Rwanda was the last country to join the Commonwealth. It joined the Commonwealth in 2009.

Commonwealth helps member countries to achieve developmental goals, democracy and peace.  It helps to strengthen governance, and promote justice and human rights. The objectives of Commonwealth are to grow economies and boost trade, empower young generation and address threats such as climate change, debt and inequality.

The Commonwealth Secretariat’s structure is split into three areas:

  • Governance and Peace
  • Trade, Oceans and Natural Resources
  • Economic, Social and Sustainable Development

Regionwise Countries

Africa

  1. Botswana
  2. Cameroon
  3. Ghana
  4. Kenya
  5. Lesotho
  6. Malawi
  7. Mauritius
  8. Mozambique
  9. Namibia
  10. Nigeria
  11. Seychelles
  12. Sierra Leone
  13. Rwanda
  14. Seychelles
  15. Sierra Leone
  16. Swaziland
  17. Uganda
  18. South Africa
  19. Swaziland
  20. Uganda
  21. United Republic of Tanzania Zambia

Asia

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Brunei Darussalam
  3. India
  4. Malaysia
  5. Pakistan
  6. Singapore
  7. Sri Lanka

Caribbean and Americas

  1. Antigua and Barbuda
  2. Bahamas,
  3. Barbados
  4. Belize
  5. Canada
  6. Dominica
  7. Grenada
  8. Guiana a
  9. Jamaica
  10. Saint Lucia
  11. St. Kitts and Nevis
  12. St. Vincent and The Grenadines
  13. Trinidad and Tobago

Europe

  1. Cyprus
  2. Malta
  3. United Kingdom

Pacific

  1. Fiji
  2. Kiribati
  3. Australia
  4. New Zealand
  5. Nauru
  6. Samoa
  7. Solomon Islands
  8. Solomon Islands
  9. Tuvalu
  10. Tonga
  11. Vanuatu