On 5 August 2022, the IWG baton was handed over from Women in Sport Aotearoa (NZ) to the Sport and Recreation Alliance (UK) during the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
Dignitaries and ambassadors from across the Commonwealth nations were present at New Zealand House to witness the ceremonial passing of the baton to the UK. Guests were treated to a star-studded panel discussion, messages from the Deputy Prime Minister and Sport & Recreation Minister of New Zealand and Sports Minister of the UK, and a traditional Māori blessing as the Secretariat was officially passed over for the next four-year period. Read the full article here.
Watch the highlights and hear from the incoming Secretariat about what it means to them to become the next Host.