Malta 2015

November 25, 2015
Malta declaration on governance for resilience premium
The combined efforts of civil society from around the Commonwealth have produced a declaration on governance for resilience to be submitted to CHOGM 2015.
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November 24, 2015
“Universal human rights belong to all of us” premium
There is standing room only as the ‪People‬'s Forum hosts the first LGBTI session in a Commonwealth forum.
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November 24, 2015
Bees and Pollinators: A Commonwealth Concern premium
People and governments are busy as bees as the Commonwealth descends on Malta, but where are the bees?
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November 22, 2015
Building resilient health systems across the Commonwealth premium
KR Ravindran, President of Rotary International draws on the End Polio Campaign to explore how health systems can be made more resilient across the Commonwealth.
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November 22, 2015
Making peace with the Earth premium
Ahead of her keynote address, Vandana Shiva calls on humanity to respond to the escalating cycles of violence by creating virtuous circles of peace.
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November 18, 2015
Gozo to showcase resilience in small island communities premium
The island of Gozo has been embraced as a central focus for the People's Forum as the host for a fieldtrip on the final day of the programme.
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November 18, 2015
Viewing resilience through a culture lens premium
Amjad Saleem blogs on how raising cultural awareness and using creative expression can build resilience in communities and countries affected by conflict and war.
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November 17, 2015
Malta CPF “trailblazing” with first Commonwealth SG dialogue premium
Speaker Anglu Farrugia endorses the CPF 2015 for hosting the first ever Commonwealth Secretary General all candidates dialogue with civil society inclusion.
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November 16, 2015
Adding global value with governance for resilience premium
How the People's Forum theme, 'What makes societies resilient' will add global value to the Commonwealth at CHOGM Malta 2015.
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November 11, 2015
Refugees vs Migrants: understanding the difference premium
Amjad Saleem on how climate change, conflict and cultural divides have made global migration and refugee crises a hot topic for the Commonwealth People's Forum.
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October 29, 2015
People’s Forum to host Commonwealth Secretary General all candidates dialogue with civil society premium
A dialogue between the candidates to be the next Commonwealth Secretary General will take place at CPF 2015 in the Malta House of Representatives.
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October 29, 2015
Societal resilience, food security and social protection premium
CPF 2015 speaker, Gisele Yasmeen shares her expectations for the Forum sessions on 'Responses to food challenges' and 'Equity and resilience'.
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October 21, 2015
GDP: What aren’t we measuring? premium
Juliet Michaelson from the New Economics Foundation (NEF) explores what alternatives to GDP can be used to measure economic growth.
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October 21, 2015
Creating a permaculture in Malta premium
Peppi Gauci explores the notion of permaculture as a positive solution towards sustainable development. Peppi will speak at the Forum on Responses to Food Challenges.
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October 9, 2015
Kalpana’s Warriors photography exhibition premium
An exhibition by celebrated photographer and social activist Shahidul Alam in tribute to the comrades of Kalpana Chakma will run throughout the forum.
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October 7, 2015
Commonwealth Writers short story workshop, Gozo premium
Commonwealth Writers will host a closed short story workshop run by Clare Azzopardi on Gozo, Malta’s sister island, as part of the Peoples Forum on Thursday 26 November 2015.
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September 30, 2015
INVITATION to civil society in Malta: ‘Withstanding vulnerability in Small States’ premium
In spite of their vulnerabilities, many small island developing states succeed in building resilience to withstand their vulnerability. Why? How?
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September 28, 2015
Resilience as a transformative force for sustainable development premium
Commonwealth Foundation Director, Vijay Krishnarayan, introduces the concept of resilience as a transformative force for sustainable development in the Commonwealth.
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September 8, 2015
Looking beyond the horizon: Resilience in Small Island States premium
The Seychelles High Commissioner is interviewed about the challenges and opportunities that face small island states in the Commonwealth.
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September 8, 2015
“Civil society is representative of societies” premium
Ahead of the CPF 2015, the Seychelles High Commissioner speaks about how valuable it is for civil society to have a voice in ministerial forums.
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August 11, 2015
INVITATION to civil society in Malta: ‘Food: Scaling up for Resilience’ premium
An invitation for Maltese civil society to attend a colloquium on the 2 September 2015, under the theme: ‘Food: Scaling up for Resilience’.
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July 31, 2015
Civil society consultations in Malta premium
The added value of participating in the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2015: What are the opportunities for Maltese civil society?
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July 28, 2015
Parallel forums to CHOGM Malta 2015 premium
The CPF 2015 will run alongside parallel events and forums at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2015).
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July 6, 2015
Building resilience in Small States premium
The Governor General of St. Lucia explains why building resilience is essential for sustainable development in small states.
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