CHOGM is the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting that is usually held every two years and is the utmost review and policy-making assembly for its member states.
During this event, heads of government from 54 countries gather to discuss, devise plans and strategize on how to tackle each one of the different global issues affecting their countries.
The previous meeting was held in London in 2018 and it was then that Rwanda was selected by the Commonwealth Leaders to host the next summit, the 26th CHOGM which would be held in June 2020, but due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic the meeting had to be postponed twice and is now scheduled for June 2022
The theme of CHOGM 2018 was “Towards a Common Future” and this year’s is “Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, and Transforming”, which will most likely be about delivering what had previously been discussed in London.
In H.E President Paul Kagame’s speech, he said:
“Rwanda is pleased to welcome all delegates and participants to Kigali for a safe and productive CHOGM Rwanda 2022. The last two years have made it clear to us that we are more connected than ever before and we must work together to achieve the tangible and sustainable results we want. The long awaited meeting will be an important occasion to come together to address the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and to build on innovative technological and economic opportunities to solve other key problems facing our citizens.”
Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland said:
“I am delighted that the Commonwealth family can finally be reunited, four years on from our last CHOGM in London. Our meetings in Rwanda will give us a real opportunity to reaffirm the values that bind the Commonwealth together and focus on vital issues, including the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, tackling climate change and poverty, boosting trade and promoting sustainable development – all issues that can only be dealt with decisively through multilateral cooperation and mutual support.
This will be the first CHOGM to be held in Africa for over a decade and I would like to commend the Government and people of Rwanda for the outstanding commitment and dedication to delivering an exemplary CHOGM in Kigali. I thank all Rwandans for their grace and fortitude in undertaking such detailed preparations to ensure a safe, secure and productive summit that drives the Commonwealth forward in these trying times”
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