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People's Forum 2018: Declaration and Call to Action View Now

Marking memories at the Migration Museum

‘We are here because you were there’, declare black words on a yellow banner hanging from the ceiling at the Migration Museum in Lambeth ...
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Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize has been announced. This year there were 5,100 entries from 48 Commonwealth count ...
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Commonwealth Civil Society Forum on Health

The Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting (CHMM), held on 20 May 2018, provided an opportunity for member countries to share their experienc ...
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Exploring the intersection between gender and climate change in the Caribbean

In quick succession Hurricanes Irma and Maria wrought unprecedented devastation in the Caribbean last year. It has been acknowledged that wo ...
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  • Commonwealth Writers

    Commonwealth Writers is the cultural initiative of the Commonwealth Foundation. It inspires, develops and connects writers and storytellers in a range of disciplines. 

  • Commonwealth People’s Forum

    The CPF brings together civil society representatives from around the world to discuss and debate key issues facing Commonwealth people. 

  • Publications

    Browse a library of publications from our knowledge hub, including policy briefs written in collaboration with civil society partners, toolkits, guides and more.
  • Awarded Grants Map

    View the Commonwealth Foundation's Grants footprint in this interactive map.