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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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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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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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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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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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India’s transformation to a cashless society: what does this mean for the financial inclusion of refugees?

The Ara Trust is a women-led organisation that seeks to use innovative methods to expand the space available for forced migrants and refugees in India. […]

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Johannesburg waste pickers organise to defend their livelihoods

Four months ago, WIEGO’s project with the Commonwealth Foundation Waste integration South Africa (WISA) took an unplanned turn as Johannesburg’s waste-pickers were faced with a […]

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Commonwealth Insights: The SAMOA Pathway

Commonwealth Insights: The SAMOA Pathway

The SAMOA Pathway: Recommendations from Commonwealth Civil Society provides an analysis of the main conclusions of the Third UN Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Summit held in September 2014.

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