Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)


The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) will be held in Malta from 27-29 November 2015. CHOGM 2015 has been organised by the Malta Government in collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat.

The theme for CHOGM 2015 is ‘Adding Global Value’. This reflects an intention to use the Commonwealth’s strengths in international politics to influence and eventually effect change on important global issues.

Commonwealth Youth Forum


The Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) will be held in Malta 21-25 November 2015. The Youth Forum aims to achieve cross-cultural connection and learning between participants and consensus on policies to address the challenges and opportunities facing young people.

The theme for CYF 2015 is ‘Adding Global Value… #WhatNext?’

The youth leaders will explore the role of young people of the Commonwealth through four main agendas: Economic, Environment, Social and Political.

Commonwealth Women’s Forum


The inaugural Commonwealth Women’s Forum 2015 will take place 22-24 November. The focus of the Women’s Forum is to raise awareness of women’s issues in Commonwealth countries and show how women’s contributions can have a positive impact politically, economically and socially.

The theme for the CWF 2015 is ‘Women ahead: Be all that you can be’ – a clear message supporting the empowerment of women.

Commonwealth Business Forum


The Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF) will take place 24-26 November 2015, organised by the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) and the Government of Malta.

The Business Forum is the major business event in the Commonwealth calendar, bringing together Heads of Government, Ministers and top business leaders from around the world. The theme for the CBF 2015 is ‘Adding Global Value – Creating a More Prosperous Commonwealth’.

All photographs Ⓒ copyright CHOGM Malta 2015.