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Involve me and I learn

Meeting with female peace activists from around the world has given Elzeever the confidence to demand a seat at the table. 

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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: 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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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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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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Malawi’s 50-50 campaign

Gillian Cooper investigates one partner's decade-long effort to secure greater female representation in decision-making in Malawi.

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Details for a difference

The learning team meet project partners and discover some surprising outcomes of Sri Lanka's recently-enshrined Right to Information law.

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People’s Forum 2018: call to action and declaration

The Commonwealth Foundation is pleased to release the civil society declaration from the Commonwealth Peoples’ Forum 2018 (CPF 2018), held from 16-18 April 2018. It […]

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Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018: a case for renewal

2012 brings the Foundation back to the beginnings of its call for the renewal of the Commonwealth. When the Foundation was re-launched in 2012 and […]

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Citizen-generated data for a change

‘Citizen-generated and evidence-based data’ are terms we hear more and more about in the discourse around monitoring and accountability of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). […]

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SDGs: it’s NOT just about data

It has been buzzing in development circles. But it seems stronger now in certain places. It’s the buzz on the data revolution. And there is […]

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