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30/04/2018

The value of a thousand narratives: reflections on the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018

There I was, pacing the streets of one of the most impressive cities in the world. I was running late for an 8am meeting with […]

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30/04/2018

Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018: a case for renewal

2012 brings the Foundation back to the beginnings of its call for the renewal of the Commonwealth. When the Foundation was re-launched ...

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30/04/2018

Ben Okri’s electrifying keynote on ending exclusion

Inclusion is at the heart of Sustainable Development Goal 16, but exclusion has become accepted across the Commonwealth. How can ...

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30/04/2018

Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018 in pictures

Award-winning photographer Vicki Couchman provided photo coverage throughout the three days of the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018. ...

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27/03/2018

The spirit of solidarity at the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018

Ben Okri, renowned writer and poet will kick off three days of the Commownealth People’s Forum 2018. Citizens are, he says, living ...

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27/03/2018

The power of stories at the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018

Gaiutra Bahadur’s essay in We Mark Your Memory, a forthcoming anthology of writing by descendants of indenture, segues from Britain’s ...

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27/03/2018

The inaugural Festival of Commonwealth Film

Something amazing happens when I watch a film. I sit down, it begins, and if it’s any good, I’m transported to another ...

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Shobha Das at CDC
24/11/2017

Just, peaceful and inclusive societies: CPF 2018 programme takes shape

No matter how many international events I help organise, I always face the same challenge. How do I best capture and present the ...

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People’s Forum 2015 sets the benchmark for an inclusive Commonwealth
18/02/2016

People’s Forum sets the benchmark for an inclusive Commonwealth

Vijay Krishnarayan reviews the significance of the Commonwealth People’s Forum held in the wings of CHOGM Malta 2015, and its ...

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