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Foundation strategic document

Audited accounts 2018-19

View the Foundation's audited accounts for the 2018-19 financial year.

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Blog

After the aftermath: Hurricane Dorian

As global attention dissipates, Bahamians are still suffering the consequences of one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic.

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Blog

From commitment to action: inclusion of women’s voices in Commonwealth priorities for gender equality

Our Deputy Director-General, Myn Garcia, reflects on the civil society roundtable we organised as a part of the Commonwealth’s 12th Women's Affairs Ministers Meeting.

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Foundation strategic document

Gender and its intersectionality: guidelines for programming and engagement in governance

This document provides an understanding of intersectionality and its application to the Foundation’s focus in supporting people’s participation in governance.

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Blog

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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Foundation strategic document

Annual report 2018-2019

This report covers the period July 2018 – June 2019. It consists of two parts: a narrative report which provides an overview; and a results section that highlights the specific ways in which the Foundation has made progress against its strategic outcomes.

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Audio

Commonwealth Voices: a tale of three cities

Current and former leaders of Commonwealth cities reflect on holding national institutions and local leaders accountable to diverse constituents. South African writer and chair Gillian Slovo speaks to Hon. Khalid Belisle (Belmopan), H.E. Babatunde Fashola (Lagos), and Matthew Ryder (London).

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Blog

After Cyclone Pam: rebuilding a community multimedia space

When the category five Tropical Cyclone Pam hit on 13 March 2015⁠—packing winds of up to 250 kilometres per hour⁠—people in Vanuatu were in a […]

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Publication

Stronger civic voices across the Commonwealth

This publication showcases some of our projects across the Commonwealth as we embark on the last two years of the 2017-2021 strategic plan.

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Audio

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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Publication

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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