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A new policy for civil society in Nigeria

The recent debate in Nigeria on Bill HB585 provided an unexpected opportunity for The Nigeria Network of NGOs’ to advance its efforts to strengthen the […]

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Telling the story of indigenous survival

In October, I received an email from the Commonwealth Foundation. It contained an invitation to participate in the International Civil Society Week (ICSW) to be held […]

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Pacific Shorts premiere at the Hawaiian International Film Festival

There is something magical about sitting in a dark auditorium with 200 hundred strangers waiting to share the same experience. Sitting along the same row […]

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Advocacy is not complaining: Jamaicans for clean air and water

Jamaican communities living near to mining and quarrying operations often experience adverse impacts to air and water and to their quality of life. At the […]

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Commonwealth Foundation Financial Statement (2016-2017)

Welcome to the Commonwealth Foundation Annual financial statement on work during 2016 to 2017. The period since June has seen the organisation conclude the implementation […]

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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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Mental health policy reform: time to decolonise our minds

Mental health legislation in 20 per cent of Commonwealth countries was passed before 1960. The term “idiot” remains on the statutes of 10 Commonwealth countries. […]

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Through a different lens

Despite extensive planning, when Commonwealth Writers start work on a creative project, we don’t always know the exact course it will take or what unexpected […]

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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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KELIN Kenya

Realising rights to health care

Article 43(1)a of the Constitution of Kenya guarantees the right to the highest attainable standard of health, which includes the right to health care services, […]

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Commonwealth Foundation Annual Workplan and Budget 2017-2018

The Commonwealth Foundation’s Strategic Plan 2017-21 will be guided by a set of frameworks and sub-strategies. The centre-piece of the Strategic Plan is a Logic Model that constitutes the single theory of change for the period of 2017-21.

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Commonwealth Foundation Annual Report 2016-17

Welcome to this annual report on the Commonwealth Foundation’s work during 2016/17. The period since last June has seen the organisation conclude the implementation of […]

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