Victoria Holdsworth, Commonwealth Secretariat

A summary of the work of the Commonwealth Secretariat,  Lord Rosebery's Commonwealth of Nations, now known as The Commonwealth since 1949, is the 'most diverse organisation in the world'.

Mauritania Head of Mission

Excellent speech delivered by the Mauritania Head of Mission, describing Mauritania as the melting pot of civilisation.

Jacques Arnold

Jacques Arnold spoke about 'Britain in the 21st Century World'.He concentrated on the European angle which led to lively debate to balance his arguments.  

Ireland Ambassador

The talk centred around  support for Europe, the UN, development aid, disarmament, human rights and the Irish global diaspora.

Annual Diplomatic Party 2014

The Annual Summer Diplomatic party was organised by the Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council and took place in the Attlee Room of the House of Lords. It enabled the socialising that fosters understanding both between government officials and in the longer term between the nations they represent.

Equatorial Guinea

HE Mari-Cruz Evuna Andeme, Ambassador of Equatorial Guinea, speaks four languages and eloquently gave an inspiring talk about one of the fastest developing countries in Africa.

El Salvador Ambassador

Ambassador Werner Matias Romero gave a fascinating talk in particular about the diversity of the trade offer.  El Salvador may be the smallest of countries in the Americas, but in other ways the greatest.

Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new website.