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CWEIC to Lead Trade Delegation to Vibrant Gujarat 2019

The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) is excited to announce that it will be leading a delegation of prominent business leaders from all over the Commonwealth to attend India’s Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019. We are also delighted to be leading this delegation as an Official Partner of Vibrant Gujarat... read more

Genesis Group Join CWEIC as Strategic Partner

Genesis Group Nigeria Limited is a conglomerate offering services in catering, hospitality, entertainment, food production, oil & gas support services, trading and real estate, and have become the newest Strategic Partner of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC). Genesis Group was established in 1991 by Ichie (Dr.) Nnaeto Orazulike... read more

Africa Law Practice Join CWEIC as Strategic Partner

The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) are pleased to announce that Africa Law Practice have joined the organisation as a Strategic Partner. ALP (Africa Law Practice) is a Nigeria-based, leading commercial law firm that is Africa business-focused. The firm is a strategic merger of four distinct practices bringing together legal,... read more

Rwanda: Africa’s Up and Coming Mining Destination

On Wednesday 28th November, The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC), in partnership with the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB) hosted an event highlighting the considerable opportunity present in the Rwandan mining sector. Held at Mishcon de Reya LLP’s offices in Central London, the event featured company showcases... read more

The Importance of the Private Sector in Commonwealth Education

60 per cent of Commonwealth citizens are under the age of 30 – an age group which governments and civil society have a duty of care to educate and support. Education empowers young people, not just with the knowledge and skills they need to earn a living, but in positively... read more

CWEIC Convenes Global Advisory Council Meeting at Marlborough House

Members of CWEIC’s global Advisory Council convened at Marlborough House on 24th October for October’s Advisory Council meeting. Representatives from CWEIC’s Strategic Partners came together for a comprehensive update on the organisation’s activities across the Commonwealth, and to contribute towards discussion regarding future events and programmes. After a welcome and... read more

CWEIC Welcomes Coulthard Barnes as a Strategic Partner

CWEIC is delighted to announce that Coulthard Barnes have joined the organisation as a Strategic Partner. Coulthard Barnes is the platform of the family office of New Zealand-based entrepreneurs and investors Andrew Barnes and Charlotte Lockhart, and represent our first Strategic Partner to hail from New Zealand. The company promotes... read more

Richard Burge September Message

Dear Friends and Supporters, As summer has drawn to a close, CWEIC is gearing up for a busy and exciting run up to Christmas, after a very productive month. At the start of the month, we welcomed a delegation from India to the Guildhall for an event on smart cities,... read more

The Islands Bringing Blockchain to the Commonwealth

The Commonwealth is rich in its geographic diversity; from the densely populated megacities in India to the remote island states in the Caribbean and South Pacific, a common language and heritage underpins a foundational connection of all 53 Commonwealth countries. With geographic diversity comes economic diversity, and whilst the largest... read more