The elephant in the room

02 Nov

Queen Elizabeth II with Bangladesh’s Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Trinidad and Tobago’s Kamla Persad-Bissessar. Picture: Patrick Hamilton Source: Herald Sun

This photo from CHOGM is another significant demonstration of women’s leadership today. Check an earlier post on the Qld floods.

Apart from significant women’s leadership, the Queen’s message to delegates was pertinent. Here’s how the Herald Sun reported it.

Opening the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth, the Queen surprised many delegates by directly reminding them they represented people and not just governments, and calling for “positive and enduring” results.

It could have been directed at leadership and delegates at General Synod in the LCA.

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Posted by on November 2, 2011 in sociology


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