The Liverpool Commonwealth Association is a network of individuals and organisations committed to improving trade and cultural links between Liverpool City Region (LCR), the North of England and the 53 Commonwealth of Nations member states.

The six (6) local Councils of Liverpool, Wirral, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens and Halton comprise the Liverpool City Region. Fifty-three countries are members of the Commonwealth with 2.2 billion citizens of which 60% are under 30 years old.

The LCA Membership Structure

We are recognised as the fastest growing organisation of its kind outside of London. Our work is centered around our membership structure comprising of Individual Members and Member Organisations.
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The Charter of the Commonwealth

The Charter lists the values and aspirations which unite the Commonwealth - democracy, human rights and the rule of law - in a single, accessible document. It also acknowledges the role of civil society.
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The LCA Management Trustees

Our Trustees oversee the management and administration of the Association and play a very important role in making sure that the organisation is well run represents the interest of diaspora.
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Commonwealth Member Countries

Fifty three countries are members of the Commonwealth, spanning Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Pacific and are diverse – they are amongst the world’s largest, smallest, richest and poorest countries.
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Economic and Business Development

A main aim of the Liverpool Commonwealth Association is furthering links between diaspora communities of the Commonwealth to enhance two way trade, and promote economic and business development.
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The Commonwealth Secretariat

The Commonwealth Secretariat, established in 1965, supports Commonwealth member countries to achieve development, democracy and peace. They are a voice for small and vulnerable states.
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Commonwealth Events and Projects

The LCA organises and supports a diverse range of events and projects which are aimed at promoting our values, aims and objectives. These include business, social, cultural, educational and networking events.
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Commonwealth Youth Council

The CYC is the officially recognized voice of the 1.2 Billion young people of the Commonwealth. It is the largest and most diverse youth-led organization in the world, having been establishment in November 2011.
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Endorsements

Lord David Alton

Lord David Alton

Independent Crossbench Life Peer
Liverpool is the whole Commonwealth in one city. Designating the city as a Commonwealth City and backing it up with political and civic commitment, in partnership with key institutions like the Liverpool Commonwealth Assocation, entrepreneurs and commerce, with some achievable practical objectives and projects, would be good for Liverpool.
Joe Anderson

Joe Anderson

Mayor of Liverpool
Liverpool City Council believes that Liverpool should aspire to become the UK’s first “Commonwealth City”, particularly placing migration, education, culture, people, youth, women and business at the heart of the objectives of such a declaration.
Dame Lorna Muirhead

Dame Lorna Muirhead

Lord Lieutenant of Merseyside
I bring a message from Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II on the launch of the Liverpool Commonwealth Association. Her Majesty wishes you all the best for a successful organisation, representing the interests of the Commonwealth of Nations in Liverpool.