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Understanding the intersection between gender and climate change in the Caribbean – an exploratory discussion

The Commonwealth Foundation convened a two-day dialogue with representatives from several civil society organisations across the Caribbean on Monday June 4 and Tuesday June 5 […]

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Accountability in health policy and service provision: a blog journey

Blog entry one: the week ahead… I am Susan from Seychelles. Over the next two weeks I will be in Geneva participating in a number […]

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Strengthening the role of civil society for health-policy action in the Commonwealth: a blog journey

Blog entry one: the week ahead… The coming week (May 15-19, 2019) promises to be an enriching and empowering experience for me with three back-to-back […]

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Commonwealth Voices: institutional racism

This discussion examines the role of institutions in perpetuating structural discrimination in the fabric of governance, and examines ways of challenging and changing it. Historian […]

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Jamaicans for clean air

What happens when air quality is so dangerous, it brings businesses, schools and other services to a close and hundreds of people to the doors […]

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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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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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Commonwealth Voices: conversations with changemakers

Commonwealth Voices is a podcast about citizens coming together to participate in democracy and influence the institutions that shape their lives. Subscribe to the podcast […]

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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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The power of storytelling: interviews with Commonwealth Writers storytellers

In April 2018, the Foundation carried out semi-structured interviews with selected programme partners attending the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018 (CPF). CPF brings together civil society […]

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Confronting assumptions: gender equality

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

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Commonwealth insights: inclusive governance

The Commonwealth People’s Forum (CPF) is a biennial event held prior to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. CPF 2018 took place on 16-18 April […]

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