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Ruksana Rimi and Fred Ikanda win the 60th anniversary (2019) Best Journal Article Prize

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) and Taylor & Francis Group are delighted to announce Ruksana Haque Rimi and Fred Ikanda as the Scholar and alumni winners of the 60th anniversary (2019) Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize. Ruksana was selected for her article Risks of pre-monsoon extreme rainfall events of Bangladesh: is anthropogenic […]

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Reconnecting for a Commonwealth Alumni Community

CSC Alumni Malaysia Commonwealth Alumni in Malaysia gathered on 23 February 2019. The event provided an opportunity for alumni to reconnect with their peers, establish networking and partnerships, and further develop the Commonwealth Alumni community in Malaysia. As part of the event, alumni worked together to develop a list of suggestions for future engagement. This […]

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Commemorating International Day for Disaster Reduction in St Lucia

CSC Alumni St Lucia International Day for Disaster Reduction was introduced in 1989, after a call by the United Nations General Assembly for a day to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. Held every year on 13 October, the day celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure […]

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Alumni mark Commonwealth Day 2019

Commonwealth Day is held every year on the second Monday of March. In 2019, it took place on Monday 11 March. Each year a theme is chosen to enhance the celebration of Commonwealth Day by informing events held on the day and throughout the year. The theme chosen for 2019 is ‘A Connected Commonwealth’.  To […]

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At the heart of civil society

CSC Alumni Uganda Panel Discussion What does accountable leadership look like and can it change society for the better? Commonwealth Alumni in Uganda gathered on Thursday 6 December 2018 in Kampala to discuss these questions as part of a panel discussion on the topic of ‘Accountable leadership- a tool for promoting good governance in Uganda […]

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Strengthening partnerships

CSC Alumni Nigeria- COSFAN end of year workshop Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association Nigeria (COSFAN) organised an evening reception and workshop for Commonwealth Alumni and Distance Learning Scholars on the theme ‘Galvinising strategic partnerships for the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’. The workshop commenced with a welcome address delivered by Commonwealth Alumnus, Olufunke […]

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