A speech by The Queen at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting dinner, 2009
I am delighted to welcome you all here this evening.
President Richards, Secretary-General, Ladies and Gentlemen,
As Head of the Commonwealth, I am delighted to welcome you all here this evening in this, the sixtieth Year of the Commonwealth. I am very pleased to be with you and wish you every success in your deliberations.
A speech by The Queen at the German State Banquet, 2015
Since 1945 the United Kingdom has determined to number among Germany's very strongest friends in Europe.
The Queen's Commonwealth Day Message, 2015
One simple lesson from history is that when people come together to talk, to exchange ideas and to develop common goals, wonderful things can happen.
A speech by The Queen at the Mexico State Banquet, 2015
When the dynamism and creativity of our two countries are combined, whether that be in business, science, education, sport or culture, the results are extraordinary.
A speech by The Queen at the Singapore State Banquet, 2014
Mr. President, your visit is an opportunity to celebrate the links between our two countries, developed over almost two centuries.
A speech by The Queen at the French State Banquet, 2014
I recall my own happiness, discovering this beautiful country for myself and for the first time, and developing my own great affection for the French people.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Northern Ireland
A speech by The Queen at the Irish State Banquet, 2014
We will remember our past, but we shall no longer allow our past to ensnare our future. This is the greatest gift we can give to succeeding generations.
Announcement of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh's visit to Rome
A speech by The Queen at the Korean State Banquet, 2013
Our people have had a close friendship ever since the first British diplomatic mission was established in Korea 130 years ago.
Announcement of a State Visit from the President of the Republic of Korea
A speech by The Queen at the Emirati State Lunch, 2013
Your visit this week is a chance to celebrate the depth of our partnership – a partnership that continues to grow and strengthen.
Announcement of a State Visit from The President of the United Arab Emirates
A speech by The Queen at the Commonwealth Reception, 2013
I hope the carefully chosen words of the Charter will reinvigorate efforts, already begun, to make the Commonwealth fit and agile for the years ahead.
Commonwealth Day message 2013
let us bear in mind the great opportunity that is offered by the Commonwealth – of joining with others, stronger together, for the common good.
A speech by The Queen at the Kuwaiti State Banquet, 2012
Our relationship runs deep, and the United Kingdom is proud to have played its part in Kuwait’s recent history.
A speech by The Queen at the Indonesian State Banquet, 2012
Your visit is an opportunity for us to develop all aspects of our relationship, from trade and investment to areas such as climate change and education.
Incoming State Visit by The President of Indonesia announced
A speech by The Queen at the Olympic Heads of Government Reception, 2012
I hope that you will enjoy your time in the United Kingdom, and I am sure that you will find a warm reception awaiting you, your athletes and the visiting spectators.
Message of condolence following the death of the King of Tonga
The Queen's Commonwealth Day Message, 2012
The Commonwealth offers a pathway for this greater understanding and the opportunity to expand upon our shared experiences in a wider world.
A speech by The Queen at the Turkish State Banquet, 2011
We have come through a great deal together to develop what is, today, a very modern partnership.
A speech by The Queen to open Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, 2011
This city is known for its optimism; this state is known for its opportunity and potential; and, this country is known for its warmth, openness and generosity.