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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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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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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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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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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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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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Africa Platform for Social Protection advocacy toolkit

This is an advocacy tool kit with an assortment of tools to suit a wide audience. The tool kit provides a guide for use in […]

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Commonwealth insights: inclusive governance series

These papers draw on discussions had at the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018 and share the strategies employed by civil society across the Commonwealth to achieve […]

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