1975 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

The 1975 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, officially known as the III Commonwealth Heads Meeting, and commonly known as Kingston 1975, was the third Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Nations. It was held from 29 April to 6 May 1975 in Kingston, Jamaica, and was hosted by that country's Prime Minister, Michael Manley.

3rd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
Host country Jamaica
Dates29 April–6 May 1975
Heads of State or Government28
ChairMichael Manley
(Prime Minister)
Key points
Commonwealth Day
Economic issues
Southern Africa[1]
Cyprus dispute,
Bangladesh Liberation War

Among the topics discussed were nuclear disarmament, the situation in Rhodesia, South Africa and decolonization in Southern Africa, the Turkish invasion and occupation of northern Cyprus, the end of the Vietnam War, the aftermath of the war between Bangladesh and Pakistan and other regional issues.[2]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "THE COMMONWEALTH CONFERENCE". Parliamentary Debates (Hansard). 13 May 1975.
  2. ^ Secretariat, Commonwealth (1987). The Commonwealth at the Summit: Communiqués of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings, 1944-1986. ISBN 9780850923179.