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Foundation strategic document

Learning and communications strategy

The Commonwealth Foundation is a learning organisation with a focus on promoting learning about participatory governance for sustainable development outcomes. Learning is the cornerstone of […]

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Commonwealth Voices: waste pickers’ rights

This episode documents the struggle faced by South Africa’s waste pickers to organise for their rights and recognition. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or your […]

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Understanding the intersection between gender and climate change in the Caribbean: synopsis report

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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Blog

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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Audio

Commonwealth Voices: just economies

There is today an unquestioning global focus on economic growth. What are the consequences of this economic paradigm? What governance approaches could make the global […]

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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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Commonwealth Voices: 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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Blog

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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Blog

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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Audio

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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Blog

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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