Commonwealth Class School Stories

A summary of values in the Commonwealth Charter

Global needs:

International peace and security

Access to health, education, food and shelter

Sustainable development

Protecting the environment

Recognising needs of small states

Recognising needs of vulnerable states

Social needs:

Democracy

Good governance

Rule of law

Separation of powers

Valuing the important role of civil society

Freedom of expression

Individual needs:

Universal human rights

Gender equality

Tolerance, respect and understanding

Valuing the importance and contributions of young people across the Commonwealth

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