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Britain and the World

Presented by :
Riyani Vadilla 07185021
Violyna Riberta 07185053
Rike Anggalina 07185023
Fitri Kumalasari
07185011
Benny Megawati 06185127
Hesti Sepdiani 07185007

The Commonwealth
The modern successor of the old British

Empire
Centered in Great Britain
Head : Queen Elizabeth II
Member : 54 nation, were almost all colonies
of Britain but only a dozen and a half retain
the Queen as Head of State.
Changes in 1884, become Commonwealth of
Nation, consist of colonies which became
more independent.

The Difference between Old


Commonwealth & Commonwealth
today
FormerCommonwealth
Made up of nations rule
mostly by people of
British descent
Made up of individual
nations
Each giving direct loyalty
to the crown

Commonwealth Today
Multiracial

The Commonwealth
nations are republic
Still recognize the queen
as head of
Commonwealth but
many of them have long
since lost the political

The Commonwealth
members
Based on largest
America, Indian
population

subcontinent, Asia and


Africa.

The three largest


Commonwealth nations
by area

Canada (12.1m square


miles)
Australia (3.9m square
miles)
India (1.3 sq. miles)

The three largest


Commonwealth
economies

India ($3.1 trilion)


Britain ($2 trilion)
Canada ($1.3 trilion)

The membership criteria of


Commonwealth of Nations are :
accept and comply with the Harare principles
be fully sovereign states.
Recognize the monarch of the Commonwealth
realms as the head of the commonwealth.
Accept the English Language as the means of
Commonwealth communication.
Respect the wishes of the general population
vis--vis Commonwealth membership

Objectives
The Commonwealths current highest
priority aims as outlined in Aso Rock
Declaration : We are committed to
domocracy, good governance,
human rights, gender equality, and a
more equitable sharing of the
benefits of globalisation

Structure
Head of the Commonwealth
Commonwealth Heads of Government

Meeting
Commonwealth Secretariat
Commonwealth Family
Commonwealth Foundation
Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth of Learning
Commonwealth Business Council
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Suspension
Fiji suspended in 2000-2001 after military

coup. It is suspended once again following


the military coup of December 2006.
Nigeria suspended between 1995-1999
Zimbabwe suspended between 2002-2003
Pakistan suspended between 1999-2004

Europe

In 1957, when six countries set up the European


Community by signing the Treaty of Rome,
Britain stayed outside.
In 1972, after favourable votes in both Houses of
Parliament, Britain joined.
In the same year, Britains Conservative EuroM.P.s sat as separate group, joined by one Dane.
In the 1984, election the distortion between
Labour and Conservative was not great but
alliance, with a great percentage of the votes
than in 1979.

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