Harnessing The Power Of Sport To Deliver Peace, Prosperity And Development Across The Commonwealth
The Glasgow Commonwealth Games, like its predecessors, was a vivid reminder of the rich diversity of the Commonwealth family, bringing together people from nations and territories in every continent and ocean in a spirit of friendship and goodwill to celebrate the deep sense of affinity and kinship we share.
Together the Commonwealth is almost 2.5 billion people, a third of the world’s population. Each one of us has something very special to offer, and as Commonwealth citizens we gain and draw benefit from vast interconnected networks of mutual support.
By interacting and cooperating across national boundaries, we build and sustain a more strongly connected Commonwealth that is mutually respectful, resilient, peaceful and prosperous, and that cherishes equality of opportunity and inclusiveness. Full Story