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The 2021 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Free to enter and open to all Commonwealth citizens, we accept entries in 11 languages. To find out more and to submit your entry, please click below. View Now

Civil society responses in the wake of COVID-19

Our Deputy Director-General looks at the vital contribution of civil society as countries and communities seek to recover from the pandemic.

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Health and disability rights: using legal frameworks

How do you hold a government accountable for implementing its legal commitments? We explore three techniques.

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