Commonwealth insights: inclusive governance series

These papers draw on discussions had at the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018 and look at the strategies employed by Commonwealth civil society to achieve specific policy goals.

Two papers will be made available per month until the final summary paper is released in December 2018. Topics include legislative reform, re-imagining migration and inclusion of persons with disabilities.

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Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018

The Commonwealth People’s Forum (CPF) is a biennial event held prior to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. CPF 2018 took place on 16-18 April in London and was jointly organised by the Government of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth Foundation. CPF 2018 critically explored policy based actions under the theme of ‘Inclusive Governance: The Challenge for a Contemporary Commonwealth’. It provided an innovative opportunity for civil society organisations to share knowledge and learn from each other as well as to interact with governance institutions on key policy issues. The CPF 2018 series elaborates on the issues covered in the London Declaration on Inclusive Governance for a Renewed Commonwealth.

Download CPF 2018 London declaration and call to action Download Commonwealth insights: universal health coverage Download Commonwealth insights: legislative reform Download Commonwealth insights: inclusion of persons with disabilities Download Commonwealth insights: reimagining migration Download Commonwealth insights: climate justice Download Commonwealth insights: women negotiating peace