Patricia Scotland– Secretary General of the Commonwealth, expressed pleasure in welcoming the Commonwealth Ministers to Birmingham ahead of the 10th Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting (CSMM), which will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.
Through her social media, CSG Patricia Scotland stated, “A pleasure to welcome Commonwealth Ministers to Birmingham this evening, ahead of the 10th Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting (#CSMM) tomorrow.”
The meeting is held every two years along with the Commonwealth Games or Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. It is convened by the Commonwealth Secretariat and hosted by the host nation’s government.
A pleasure to welcome Commonwealth Ministers to Birmingham this evening, ahead of the 10th Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting (#CSMM) tomorrow.
— Patricia Scotland QC (@PScotlandCSG) July 26, 2022
The main aim behind the meetings is to advance Commonwealth consensus and cooperation on key sports policy issues with the theme- Creating an Inclusive and Resilient Sport Sector and enhancing the contribution of Sports to the SDGs.
The meeting will feature a discussion on several topics, which include how investment in Sports can be leveraged to bolster equitable development. It will also focus on the display of innovation in the sector.
The proposed agenda for 10CSMM has been made in consultation with the Government of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth Advisory Body on Sport (CABOS). It also draws upon the recommendations and outcomes of meetings including 9CSMM (2018), the Ministerial Forum on Sport and COVID 19 (2020) and the Senior Officials Meeting on Sport for Development and Peace (SOMSDP). It was held in November 2021.
She further stated that Sport has huge potential to inspire, prompt inclusive development and change lives across the #Commonwealth.
Earlier, CSG Patricia Scotland also indulged in the range of Commonwealth Meetings, where she met with different personalities and held interactive talks on several matters of concern.
She stated,”Delighted to host a range of useful Commonwealth meetings today, starting with Krishna Kumar, CEO of Simplilearn, to discuss their generous support for learning opportunities for 10,000 Commonwealth young people through our work with Cambridge University.”
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