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Namhla Mniki-Mangaliso

Bringing the sustainable development goals home

The Commonwealth Foundation (CF) spoke to Namhla Mniki-Mangaliso about her role in domesticating and implementing the sustainable development agenda in African countries.

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Network Effectiveness Framework

Networks, if effective, enable civil society organisations (CSOs) and citizens to build their power, by amplifying their voices and providing greater legitimacy and influence for […]

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Foundation strategic document

Commonwealth Foundation Strategic Plan 2017-21

The Commonwealth Foundation is delighted to present a newly approved Strategic Plan. This new plan is the result of extensive evaluation and consultation, undertaken to ensure […]

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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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Strategic Planning – Can it Really Make a Difference?

Ultimately we want to see effective institutions that deliver better development outcomes as a result of civic influence. But can the new strategic plan get us there?

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Foundation strategic document

Evaluation of the 2012-16 Commonwealth Foundation Strategy

The overall purpose of the evaluation is to evaluate the work of the Commonwealth Foundation during the 2012-16 Strategy period (subsequently extended to 2017). In […]

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Reflections on the 11th Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers (11WAMM) meeting

Diana Atungire-Ocaya, the Commonwealth Foundation's governance programme manager, reflects on the 11th Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministerial Meeting, and asks what it might take to bring about change for women and girls.

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Feminist futures: diversity, vitality and boldness in Bahia

Nana Asantewa reflects on the 13th AWID and how it enabled peer to peer learning.

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People’s Forum 2015 sets the benchmark for an inclusive Commonwealth

People’s Forum sets the benchmark for an inclusive Commonwealth

Vijay Krishnarayan reviews the significance of the Commonwealth People’s Forum held in the wings of CHOGM Malta 2015, and its implications for the future. Commonwealth Foundation […]

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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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