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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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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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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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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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Butaritari, Kiribati - KevGuy4101

Adaptation, or justice? Climate action in the Pacific

The purchase of land has been sanctioned to relocate the population of Kiribati in the face of climate change impacts. If this happens, it could spell the end of a sovereign state due to climate change. How does Pacific civil society plan to respond to the immediacy of the threat?

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Commonwealth Insights: resilience series

The Commonwealth Foundation is delighted to present nine exclusive papers available for download on the theme of Governance for Resilience.

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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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