Blogs

Commonwealth Foundation blogs share knowledge, experiences and expertise.

28/03/2019

Building a healthy relationship

I suppose it’s inevitable that as the end of my term as Director-General nears, I reflect on the Commonwealth Foundation’s journey over ...

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28/03/2019

Pushing back: Commission on the Status of Women

I was a newbie at the sixty-third United Nations Women’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 63) and the Annual Consultation of ...

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27/02/2019

Just because they care: developing the capacity of family carers to advocate for their rights

Carer's Worldwide are finding ways to increase the capacity of family carers in India to advocate for their rights.

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27/02/2019

Defining the agender: West African feminism

How do you bridge gaps in different experiences of feminism in order to effectively mobilise an inclusive agenda?

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30/01/2019

Blue economy conference: reflections

Vincentian Renwick Rose reflects on the Blue Economy conference in Nairobi and highlights key civil society asks.

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19/12/2018

Seasonal message from the Director-General

Vijay Krishnarayan pauses to reflect on the year that’s passed.

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19/12/2018

Confronting assumptions: gender equality

Heather Cole recently convened a session with Foundation grants partners on gender sensitive programming.

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13/12/2018

Changing together or falling apart: global climate frameworks need concerted action – now

Will governments convene and coordinate the multi-stakeholder approaches that are required to tackle climate change?

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29/11/2018

When the tough get going: civil society resilience

How do civil society organisations in the Caribbean manage uncertainty? Doctoral candidate Sarah Peck summarises her findings. 

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29/11/2018

Trade 2030: questions on gender and technology

Deputy Director-General Myn Garcia questions how gender equality can be addressed in trade policy following global trade’s biggest ...

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