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Apply for The Commonwealth People’s Forum: Media Accreditation

Hurry! Apply for The Commonwealth People’s Forum: Media Accreditation

How to register

The closing deadline to register as media to the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018 (CPF) is 23:59 GMT on 11 March 2018. So you might want to hurry now.

If you are interested in attending the forum as media please visit media.chogm2018.org.uk/home to create an accreditation account. Please note that you will need to submit scanned copies of your press and national identification documents, an editor’s letter and a colour passport photograph.

About the forum

CPF is the largest gathering of civil society in the Commonwealth. Held every two years in the run up to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), the CPF is the single largest opportunity for civil society to engage with Commonwealth leaders on global development issues. It brings together over 350 delegates from more than 53 countries to examine social, political and cultural paradigms, find solidarity in each other’s work, and be inspired by ongoing efforts to create positive social change. This year the forum will take place in London from 16-18 April. Keynote speakers include: Ben Okri, Faiza Shaheen, Babatunde Fashola, Evan Davis, Dave Archambault.

The themes for the Forum are: Inclusion, Justice and Accountability.

Panel discussions, conversations with experts and creative expression artists will explore themes such as: migration, women in peace, indigenous rights, activism, just economies, inclusive governance and Commonwealth renewal.

For any enquiries simply reply to this email or contact Leo Kiss at l.kiss@commonwealth.int. Requests for accreditation received after the accreditation portal has closed on 11 March will be considered on a case by case basis.

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