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

I was working as a member of the environment team at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations in 1992, when the UN Framework Convention on […]

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Grant resource

Grants guidelines and criteria – November 2018 call

Having trouble downloading all of our grants guidelines and criteria at once? Download each file individually below. Once you have everything you need, you can submit […]

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Publications

Commonwealth insights: women negotiating peace

Institutions involved in matters of war, peace and security have traditionally excluded women. When women are not involved in negotiating and drafting peace agreements their […]

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Commonwealth insights: reimagining migration

Contemporary narratives on migration compound exclusion and hinge on a fear of the migrant as the ‘other’. The Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018 session reimagining migration […]

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Commonwealth insights: inclusions of persons with disabilities

Across the Commonwealth, persons with disabilities (PwDs) face institutional, social, legal, and physical barriers to justice. Addressing this challenge requires looking beyond the rights of […]

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Commonwealth insights: legislative reform

In many Commonwealth countries, legislation such as those relating to sexual orientation, gender identity, and mental health were codified in colonial times and continue to […]

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Commonwealth insights: universal health coverage

An extensive discussion at the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018 (CPF 2018) explored the provision of universal health coverage (UHC), defined by the World Health Organisation […]

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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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Caribbean civil society resilience: research brief

This brief provides a summary of research findings on civil society and resilience by Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) candidate Sarah Peck. The research was jointly funded […]

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Following the money: cash transfers

(Above) Helen Mudora presents project results at the Foundation’s annual grants workshop. The workshop shares monitoring and evaluation techniques with new grants partners and provides […]

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DRAFT Monitoring and evaluation tools compendium

This document draws together a range of motioning and evaluation tools into one place. This document is still in drafting stage and suggestions for additions […]

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