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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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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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Publications

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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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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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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Commonwealth insights: climate justice

Institutional responses to climate change have predominantly been about adapting to its impact. However, this approach places the burden on people and places at the […]

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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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