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Press Releases and Newsletters

  • January 2018 Newsletter

    Updates from the Commonwealth Foundation including Commonwealth Writers Conversations at International Civil Society Week, Nigeria Network of NGOs efforts to engage with regulators and forge an enabling regulatory framework for Nigerian civil society, and Tracy Assing on telling the story of indigenous survival.

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  • Commonwealth Foundation: December 2017 Newsletter

    Updates from the Commonwealth Foundation including a seasonal message from the Foundation’s Director-General Vijay Krishnarayan, an update from Jamaica Environment Trust on their project: Jamaicans for Clean Air and Water, and the success of our latest cohort of Commonwealth Shorts at the Hawai’i International Film Festival.

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  • Commonwealth Foundation: November 2017 Newsletter

    Updates from the Commonwealth Foundation including the opening of registration for the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018, progress on waste pickers rights in Johannesburg and mental health policy reform in the Seychelles.

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  • Pacific Island filmmakers at international film festival

    First-time filmmakers and actors from Pacific Islands premiere at Hawai’i International Film Festival.

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  • Commonwealth Foundation: October 2017 Newsletter

    Updates from the Commonwealth Foundation including the opening of the grants call on November 1 2017, insights on the domestication of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from the Foundation’s Deputy Director-General Myn Garcia, a constitutional argument for the right to health care from grants partner Timothy Wafula and much more.

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  • Commonwealth Foundation: September 2017 Newsletter

    Highlights from the month including the announcement of the Commonwealth People’s Forum, Director-General Vijay Krishnarayan’s reflections on the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma and Maria and the Commonwealth Foundation’s new brand video: ‘More Voices’.

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  • Commonwealth Foundation: August 2017 Newsletter

    Highlights from the month including the opening of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, a roundup of the latest cohort of grants projects and news on the upcoming high level panel on Indentured Labour, hosted by the Commonwealth Foundation and the University of London.

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  • Commonwealth Foundation: July 2017 Newsletter

    This month features a multimedia report on the recent Southern African Alliance for Youth Employment (SAAYE) learning exchange, an explainer video demystifying the purpose and process behind the annual Commonwealth Civil Society Forum and an account from Jo-Anne Mason on surviving hurricane Luis twenty two years ago.

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  • Commonwealth Foundation: June 2017 Newsletter

    Highlights from the month including updates from the Commonwealth Civil Society Forum (CCSF), the release of a new publication showcasing the Foundation’s work and a blog from Irene Garoës, youth activist from Southern African Alliance for Youth Employment (SAAYE), a project supported by the Commonwealth Foundation.

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  • Commonwealth Foundation: May 2017 Newsletter

    Highlights from this month including climate action in the Pacific, the Commonwealth Civil Society Forum 2017 and the Commonwealth Writers regional winner announcement for the Short Story Prize.

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