Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation (CFTC)

Fonds du Commonwealth pour la coopération technique

Search Open Yearbook

This information is part of the Open Yearbook, a free service of UIA's subscription-based Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO). It includes profiles of non-profit organizations working worldwide in all fields of activity. The information contained in the profiles and search functionality of this free service are limited.

The full-featured Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO) includes over 72,500 organization profiles, additional information in the profiles, sophisticated search functionality and data export. For more information about YBIO, please click here or contact us.

The UIA is a leading provider of information about international non-profit organizations. The aim of the Open Yearbook is to promote the activities of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs).

Contact Details

URL: http://www.thecommonwealth.org/

Available with paid subscription only.

Founded

1971-04-01

History

1 Apr 1971, as an integral part of C-XC0376 - Commonwealth Secretariat, following F-XF3257 - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Jan 1971, Singapore (Singapore).

Aims

As a source of assistance for sustainable development and poverty eradication: contribute to development efforts of member states; promote economic and social development and alleviation of poverty in Commonwealth countries; provide technical assistance (advice, experts and training) to meet priority needs of Commonwealth developing countries; support development cooperation activities of the Commonwealth by enabling each country to draw on the variety of skills available in the Commonwealth and to offer its own skills to others.

Events

5 past events available with paid subscription only.

Activities

Available with paid subscription only.

Structure

Board of Governors (meets annually), consisting of all eligible members. Executive Committee of 16 members: 8 largest contributors to the overall resources of the various Commonwealth Funds for the past 3 years; 8 regional representatives with 2 from each region (Africa; Caribbean; Europe/Asia; Pacific).

Languages

Available with paid subscription only.

Finance

Available with paid subscription only.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Available with paid subscription only.

Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Available with paid subscription only.

Members

Available with paid subscription only.

Type I Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Type II Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Subjects *

Available with paid subscription only.

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

XF3936

Last News

2018

* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

You are viewing an organization profile from the Yearbook of International Organizations Online.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
Terms of Use

UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.

Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.

UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.

* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.