Portsmouth African Oasis at the 2011 Commonwealth Foundation Lecture – “Women as Agents of Change”

17th March 2011

Today the Commonwealth Foundation is hosting the 14th Commonwealth Lecture in London’s Northumberland venue from 18:30 hours. Portsmouth African Oasis (PAO) is proud to announce its representation at the auspicious event with the attendance of two of its founding members. Alfred Lakudzala, the vice chairperson of PAO, is one of the privileged to proudly represent the newly formed charitable organisation at the London event.  

This is an opportunity for the organisation to take its stand at a higher level by subscribing to the ideals  of  the International community of bring about change that will ensure equality of access to basic services by all members of society at every level.

The following is the extract of the event announcement on the Foundation’s website: www.commonwealthfoundation.com

The Commonwealth Foundation is honoured to announce the 14th Commonwealth Lecture will be delivered by Mrs Sonia Gandhi, President, Indian National Congress and Chairperson, United Progressive Alliance.

Celebrating this year’s Commonwealth Day theme, Mrs Gandhi will be speaking on ‘Women as Agents of Change’ and considering how the role of women in society can have a positive impact on social, economic and political progress with Commonwealth countries.

The Commonwealth Lecture is organised by the Commonwealth Foundation in partnership with the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association , the Royal Commonwealth Society and the Royal Over-Seas League.

The Lecture will take place in the historic surroundings of the magnificent, newly restored ballroom at 8 Northumberland, just off Trafalgar Square.

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