Each year, a theme is agreed in consultation with representatives of Commonwealth civil society and presented for approval by Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth.
Commonwealth Day take place each year on the second Monday of March. Celebrations offer an opportunity to promote understanding on global issues, international co-operation and the work of Commonwealth organizations, which aim to improve the lives of citizens.
Check out the theme for this year below.
'Towards a Common Future' has been chosen as the theme for
Commonwealth Day 2018, which takes place on 12 March
Building upon the 2017 theme of 'A Peace- Building Commonwealth', this year’s theme explores how the Commonwealth can address global challenges and work to create a better future for all citizens through sub-themes of sustainability, safety, prosperity and fairness, in line with the theme of the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London.