The Unofficial Commonwealth Relations Conferences, 1933–59: Precursors of the Tri-sector Commonwealth

  title={The Unofficial Commonwealth Relations Conferences, 1933–59: Precursors of the Tri-sector Commonwealth},
  author={W. Mcintyre},
  journal={The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History},
  pages={591 - 614}
  • W. Mcintyre
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
One of the unique features of the Commonwealth as an international association is the width and depth of its non-political manifestations. At recent Commonwealth conferences political and official consultations have been held in parallel with large civil society, business and youth forums and, in some cases, inter-faith dialogues. Growing collaboration between the political, civil society and business elements gives rise to the notion of the ‘tri-sector Commonwealth’. The concept of an… Expand
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