CARICOM representative confirms civil society input is critical for the Caribbean Community to deliver benefits to its people.
Poet, journalist and author Gloria Kiconco shares her musings on feminism, inspired by her visit to the Association for Women's Rights and Development Forum (AWID) in Bahia, Brazil, as a part of the Commonwealth Foundation delegation in 2016.
Indian writer Parashar Kulkarni has been announced as the overall winner for the 2016 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for his story ‘Cow and Company’. The award was presented by Man Booker Prize Winner and former short story judge Marlon James at the Calabash Literary Festival in Jamaica on 5 June.
Workshops focusing on policy research will equip civil society to influence governance processes in the CARICOM region.
The 11th Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministerial Meeting (11WAMM) was held in Apia, hosted by the Government of Samoa on the theme of ‘Gender equality through sustainable development in an inclusive Commonwealth’ on 7-8 September 2016. The Foundation sent a strong delegation to 11WAMM led by our Chairperson Sir Anand Satyanand. The delegation also included civil society representation from East Africa and the Pacific region.