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Outcomes of the CPF 2015 Policy Dialogue on Transformative Education

Outcomes of the Policy Dialogue on Transformative Education and Sustainable Development in Small States: Building resilience through skills and livelihoods

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Malta Declaration on Governance for Resilience

The combined efforts of civil society from around the Commonwealth have produced a new declaration on governance for resilience to be submitted to the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Malta.

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The Participation and Transparency Tool

The Participation and Transparency Monitoring Tool (PATT) is an easy to use scale that will provide single numeric indicators to qualify the effectiveness of the […]

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Foundation strategic documents
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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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Blog

Voices of the People 2015

As registration opens for the Commonwealth People's Forum 2015 (Malta, 23-26 November), voices from different regions of the Commonwealth stress the importance of citizens having a say in their own governance.

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Foundation strategic documents

Commonwealth People’s Forum (CPF) 2013 Assessment

This report assesses the 2013 Commonwealth People’s Forum (CPF) against its three stated objectives, appraises the forum as a mechanism for achieving or making progress towards broader Commonwealth Foundation results as outlined in the Foundation’s performance framework, charts unplanned results, and identifies key challenges and practices worth repeating that will improve the planning and implementation of similar interventions in the future.

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Commonwealth Insights: Constructive Engagement

The first in a new series of Commonwealth insights. This publication draws on a learning exchange convened in London in June 2014, designed to provide an opportunity to reflect and learn about different approaches to constructive engagement with governance institutions.

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Foundation strategic documents

Commonwealth Foundation Headquarters Agreement

Headquarters agreement between the Commonwealth Foundation and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Foundation strategic documents

Commonwealth Foundation’s Civil Society Engagement Strategy

The fundamental purpose of this Civil Society Engagement Strategy is to provide the Foundation with a framework for both empowering and engaging civil society and […]

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