The forum will present the Commonwealth civil society position on issues discussed at the Commonwealth Health Ministerial Meeting 2017 (CHMM 2017), and produce a policy statement that will be presented to Ministers attending CHMM 2017.
In a world where displaced persons number 60 million and violence is estimated to cost 13.3 % of global GDP, what role can the Commonwealth play in peace building? As Commonwealth Day approaches, the Foundation’s Director, Vijay Krishnarayan, reflects on this year’s Commonwealth theme: A Peace-building Commonwealth.
Adda is a project of Commonwealth Writers, the Commonwealth Foundation’s cultural initiative and it offers an online gathering of stories. This month we feature a playful and animated tale from Anushka Jasraj, about a woman who falls in love with a lion-tamer and runs away to join the circus.
The Commonwealth Foundation presents nine papers on the theme of Governance for Resilience, which are available for download now. CPF 2015 critically explored policy based actions under the theme of “What Makes Resilient Societies?”