The Commonwealth Conversation is all about giving YOU the opportunity to have your say about the future of the association. There are a number of ways you can do this, and you may even win a prize . . .
- Join in the debate on this website: simply choose a topic, enter your email address and a username and start posting! If there is a topic you think we are not discussing, tell us What’s Missing? You can also follow the Conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
- What do you really think about the Commonwealth? Take our survey and let us know. When you have completed it, see how your answers compare to the nationally representative polls we have already conducted across the Commonwealth (in Australia, Canada, Great Britain, India, Jamaica, Malaysia and South Africa). Find out more…
- If you were Secretary-General in 2049, what would you want the Commonwealth to look like? Enter our creative competition for under 25 year olds with the chance to win up to £200 worth of Amazon.com vouchers! The closing date is 31st December 2009. Find out more . . .
- What do your colleagues, your friends and your local community think about the Commonwealth? Why not take part in, or help to facilitate, a Commonwealth Chat where you live? Again, there are exciting prizes to be won! Find out more . . .
- Does your organisation want to host a larger discussion about the future of the Commonwealth? Why not organise a Commonwealth Consultation among your own network perhaps also involving local partners? Find out more . . .
- If you’ve joined in the Commonwealth Conversation, why not let the world know, by adding this badge to your homepage with a link through to www.thecommonwealthconversation.org?
The Conversation will also involving:
- Convening online discussion groups with students from across the Commonwealth
- Holding expert focus groups on the themes of business, climate change, development and democracy
- Holding more than 80 consultation events around the world
- Hosting 4 live, interactive, online discussions
- Conducting an online survey of opinion leaders from a diverse range of professions across the Commonwealth
- Generating substantial media coverage in all regions of the Commonwealth.
If you have any other ideas about how you, your friends and your local community can join in the Conversation, please get in touch at email@example.com. We would love to hear from you.