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Tag: Commonwealth Day

Flags fly for Commonwealth Day

Flags fly for Commonwealth Day

| 12/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper raised the Commonwealth Flag on Monday, 11 March, to mark the annual Commonwealth Day, alongside Premier Alden McLaughlin. The ceremony took place outside the Government Administration Building, joining Commonwealth countries around the world. The theme for 2019 is “A Connected Commonwealth”.

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Commonwealth Day message from the Queen

Commonwealth Day message from the Queen

| 10/03/2019 | 0 Comments

Queen Elizabeth II writes: Commonwealth Day has a special significance this year as we mark the 70th anniversary of the London Declaration, when nations of the Commonwealth agreed to move forward together as free and equal members. The vision and sense of connection that inspired the signatories has stood the test of time, and the […]

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Flying the flag for the Commonwealth

Flying the flag for the Commonwealth

| 13/03/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands observed Commonwealth Day, Monday, 12 March, by raising the Commonwealth flag outside the Government Administration Building during a brief ceremony at 10am. The event was part of the worldwide “Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth” initiative, under this year’s theme, “Towards a Common Future”, which explores how member nations […]

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Commonwealth Day message from the Queen

Commonwealth Day message from the Queen

| 10/03/2018 | 0 Comments

(Queen Elizabeth II): We all have reason to give thanks for the numerous ways in which our lives are enriched when we learn from others. Through exchanging ideas, and seeing life from other perspectives, we grow in understanding and work more collaboratively towards a common future. There is a very special value in the insights […]

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Constitutional Commission statement on Youth Parliament

Constitutional Commission statement on Youth Parliament

| 13/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(Constitutional Commission): The 13 March is Commonwealth Day. It also marks the day on which the Cayman Islands Youth Parliament meets annually at the Legislative Assembly. Hosted by the Cayman Islands Branch of the Commonwealth Parliament Association, the Youth Parliament, which held its first session in the Cayman Islands in 2001, is made up of […]

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Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

| 09/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): To commemorate Commonwealth Day on Monday, 13 March, the Commonwealth Flag will be raised outside the Government Administration Building at 10am during a very brief ceremony taking place between 9.45 to 10.10am. This is part of an international ‘Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth’ initiative for this year’s Commonwealth Day, which has […]

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Flags fly for Commonwealth Day

Flags fly for Commonwealth Day

| 15/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): As part of the “Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth” worldwide initiative, at exactly 10am yesterday (Monday, 14 March), Governor Helen Kilpatrick hoisted the blue-and-yellow colours of the Commonwealth flag in front of the Government Administration Building. The event marked the first time the Cayman Islands has joined Commonwealth countries and organisations in raising […]

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Cayman to fly flag for Commonwealth Day

Cayman to fly flag for Commonwealth Day

| 10/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands will be one of 53 countries flying the Commonwealth flag on Monday, 14 March, as part of worldwide Commonwealth Day celebrations. The flag will be hoisted outside the Government Administration Building (GAB) at 10am. To reflect this year’s theme, “An Inclusive Commonwealth”, more than 850 flags will be raised around the […]

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