News - Commonwealth & Countries of Origin

Since the launch of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) on the occasion of World Food Day 2015 at Expo Milano, the collaboration continues between the FAO and the members of the MUFPP, which includes the city of Birmingham and other 166 across the world. […]

Air India has recently increased the frequency of flights from Birmingham Airport to Amritsar, located in the state of Punjab, India. The decision to increase the flights’ frequency was taken on 5th May; just few months after these non-stop flights were launched. Flights now operate […]

It was pleasing to hear that the Minister recognised the great potential the Commonwealth has confirming that 90% of the worlds growth will be outside the EU. He noted the launch of the Greater Birmingham Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce on Monday 12th March and that […]

More than 450 faith representatives from across the region attended a landmark conference organised by the Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street and the University of Birmingham on Monday 27th November. Delegates at the ‘Mayor and Faith Conference: Faith in the West Midlands’ discussed […]

Commonwealth day is celebrated every year on the second Monday of March, across the Commonwealth.  It offers an opportunity to promote understanding on global issues, international co-operation and the work of the Commonwealth organisations, which aim to improve the lives of citizens. 2017 marked the […]