Speaker Bush attends meeting in London for Royal Commonwealth Society

Speaker McKeeva Bush with Royal Commonwealth Society Chair Linda Yueh.

Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush is representing Cayman this week during the 150th meeting of The Royal Commonwealth Society in London.

Mr. Bush, who is in London on behalf of the Cayman branch of The Royal Commonwealth Society, was nominated by local branch chairman Lemuel Hurlston to attend the event.

The three-day meeting began Monday. Meetings were scheduled at South Africa House and Westminster.

Philip Parham, U.K. envoy to the Commonwealth, presented the keynote address and outlined the U.K.’s priorities for the Commonwealth. Also addressing the delegates were Royal Commonwealth Society Chair Dr. Linda Yueh, Chief Executive Dr. Greg Munro and High Commissioner for South Africa, Nomatemba Olivia Tambo.

Attendees will hear about ways to better engage youth in Royal Commonwealth Society programs, adapting Sustainable Development Goals to the needs of each jurisdiction, environmental challenges for the Commonwealth, and engaging Commonwealth citizens.