Monday, 9 March 2009

Commonwealth Day 2009

Commonwealth Day is celebrated on the second Monday in March every year.

This year Commonwealth Day was celebrated on Monday, 9th March 2009. The theme was 'Serving a new generation' which is the overall theme for the Commonwealth's 60th anniversary year.

The aim of commemorating Commonwealth Day is to promote understanding on global issues, international co-operation and the work of the Commonwealth to improve the lives of its 2 billion citizens.

You can listen to Her Majesty’s Commonwealth Day Message 2009 here.

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