CWEIC Chairman Lord Marland attended a conference with the Commonwealth Club of Rome on 27th October as it celebrated its 70th anniversary. The UK Ambassador to Italy, Ms Jill Morris CMG was in attendance as well as the Club’s Chairman, Mr Edward Mura. The event was held at the Ambassador’s official residence at Villa Wolkonsky.
Established in 1947, the Commonwealth Club of Rome has been a forum where members from Commonwealth countries and others can meet and exchange ideas of common interest. The Club has hosted many events with prominent guest speakers addressing issues relevant to Commonwealth countries active in Rome. It is a branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society.