• CPDE Statement on the May 2017 ECOSOC on Financing for Development (FfD) Follow-up

    CPDE commends the outcome document for acknowledging the importance of development co-operation and development effectiveness,1 however, substantial part of the Document works counter to the interest of the people. It remains void of references to women’s rights, human rights standards and principles while it echoes the rhetoric to shift the priority of the 2030 Agenda […]

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  • Europe should rise above its own development agenda: Statement on the EU Consensus on Development

    Read/Download in French or Spanish 29 May 2017  The CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) welcomes the recently adopted EU Consensus on Development’s acknowledgment of effective development cooperation principles of transparency, mutual accountability, focus on results, and country ownership. We also acknowledge the importance it gave to poverty elimination, respect for the principles of the […]

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  • Bangkok Unity Statement

    Bangkok, Thailand – March 31, 2017 We, civil society organisations (CSOs) from around the world, have gathered in Bangkok alongside representatives of our partners in national governments and international institutions, to mark the seventh anniversary of the Istanbul Principles for CSO Development Effectiveness. CSOs contribute in unique and essential ways to development as innovative agents of change and […]

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