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

4 Aug 2023

Perfecting your story: tips for crafting your prize submission

On 1 September 2023, writers from across the Commonwealth will begin to submit their carefully crafted stories to the 2024 Commonwealth ...

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15 Jun 2023

Introducing our five new Civil Society Advisory Governors

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our Civil Society Advisory Governors from each region of the Commonwealth.

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5 May 2023

Statement from the Chair of the Board on the occasion of the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III, Head of the Commonwealth

Dato’ Sudha Devi K.R. Vasudevan extends our sincerest congratulations to His Majesty King Charles III.

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21 Feb 2023

Wild Speculations on the Nature of Festivity and the Practice of Friendship

The morning I left home for an island off the west coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, the sky was crystal clear. I remember the light ...

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3 Feb 2023

Recovering and rebuilding after Covid-19

The world is emerging—slowly but surely—from the Covid-19 pandemic. In November 2020, the Commonwealth Foundation launched a Special ...

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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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