Commonwealth Day is held every year on the second Monday of March. The day is celebrated around the world and from the Head of the Commonwealth, Her Majesty the Queen, a special message is issued through Prime Ministers and Presidents to the citizens of the Commonwealth particularly school children.
- The First Affirmation – We affirm that every person-of whatever colour, class or creed-possesses unique worth and dignity.
- The Second Affirmation – We affirm our respect for the world and pledge that we will be its stewards by caring for every part of it.
- The Third Affirmation – We affirm our belief in justice for everyone and peace between peoples and nations.
- The Fourth Affirmation – We affirm faith and love as the foundation of all human relationships.
- The Fifth Affirmation – We affirm that we each belong to our own nation and to the whole human family: to the service of both we pledge ourselves.
- The Sixth Affirmation – We affirm that diversity is a gift to humanity and that all peoples are worthy of respect; in pursuit of which, we pledge to promote understanding and reconciliation in our communities and around the world.