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The Commonwealth Foundation blog shares knowledge, experiences, and expertise.

23 Jan 2023

Introducing Commonwealth Foundation Creatives

Commonwealth Writers was first founded in 2011 as an initiative to inspire, develop and connect writers. Since then, our community has grown.

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18 Jan 2023

Seasonal message from the Director-General

The festive season is a time to pause and reflect on our changing world.

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18 Jan 2023

Climate Reparations: What Must COP27 Deliver?

Extreme weather events are destroying small island infrastructure, upending local livelihoods, and overwhelming public finances.

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10 Oct 2022

Message on the passing of former Commonwealth Foundation Director, Dr Humayun Khan

The Commonwealth Foundation was saddened to learn of the death of Dr Humayun Khan, who served as Director from 1993 to 2000.

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28 Sep 2022

Tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Chair and Director-General of the Commonwealth Foundation pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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5 Sep 2022

Ntsika Kota in Conversation with Damon Galgut

Listen to the conversation between Booker Prize winner Damon Galgut and Ntsika Kota, winner of the 2022 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

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25 Jul 2022

Power to the People: the Commonwealth Foundation at CHOGM 2022

The Foundation shaped a strong and streamlined programme that focused on what is front and centre for so many people of the ...

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7 Jul 2022

Sharma Taylor in Conversation with Alexia Tolas

Listen to the conversation between Sharma Taylor and Alexia Tolas, both shortlisted for the 2022 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, to ...

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10 Jun 2022

Patently necessary: taking health into our own hands

From the very beginning of the pandemic, monopolies on the production of tests and medicines were a part of the problem of surviving it.

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14 Apr 2022

Photography Open Call: Climate Change

To coincide with the Commonwealth People’s Forum in Rwanda and the run-up to COP27 in Egypt, the Commonwealth Foundation is ...

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