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Commonwealth Day Observance 2019

​The Isle of Man branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is inviting applications from young people from the Isle of Man to attend the CPA Headquarters Secretariat Observance of Commonwealth Day in London next year.

Two places are available for the event on Monday March 11th 2018, the theme of which will be ‘A Connected Commonwealth’. In addition to discussions on the Commonwealth, the CPA and its contribution to parliamentary democracy, the day will include attendance at a ceremony of observance at Westminster Abbey in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen and at an evening reception, also to be attended by The Queen.

Applicants should be between 18 and 25, have shown an interest in the Commonwealth and parliamentary democracy and displayed leadership qualities. Reasonable travel and accommodation costs will be funded by the Isle of Man Branch of the CPA. Successful applicants will be required to submit a report about their experience to the Isle of Man branch following their attendance.

Interested parties are required to set out in no more than 300 words what they believe they would gain from the experience and how the Isle of Man would benefit from their attendance. Applications should be sent by e-mail by 5pm on Thursday 20th December, 2018 to

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For further information contact:
Ruth Donnelly
Head of Chamber and Information Service
Telephone: 01624 685764
Published - 05/12/2018