• Faith-based groups hold sectoral meeting in Jordan, calls for urgent action in Syria

    Faith-based groups gathered in Amman, Jordan last 30 Aug to 1 Sep 2015 to discuss key issues on development effectiveness including the need for urgent response to the Syrian crisis. Nineteen faith-based organisations (FBO) from the Middle East and North African (MENA) region of the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) examined how to carry […]

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  • CPDE reiterates key demands for post-2015 at UN Summit

    NEW YORK – Civil society representatives reiterated key CSO demands as leaders from around the world gather at the United Nations Headquarters today for the 70th UN General Assembly from 25-27 September. The CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) presented the following demands: Ensure the right to participation of people by institutionalizing the participation of […]

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  • CPDE forum reveals shrinking spaces for NGOs in Kyrgyzstan

    27-28 August 2015—Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Key partners met to discuss restrictions on civil society spaces on a two-day forum attended by members of the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and the Philippines, as well as donor representatives. Discussions revealed a number of issues relating to how civil society organizations (CSO) […]

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  • Asia Pacific Takes Stock of Progress on CSO Enabling Environment and CSO Accountability

    Representatives from government, international development institutions, donor agencies, sectoral groups, and civil society organizations gather in Manila to talk about efforts, including obstacles and challenges, in promoting CSO enabling environment in Asia Pacific. The policies and practices of governments, media, donors, and other actors affect and shape the capacities for CSOs to engage in development. […]

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  • Ahead of global migration talks, diaspora groups to discuss rights & effective dev’t

    Days ahead of global talks on migration and development, diaspora organisations will gather from 8-9 October in Istanbul, Turkey to explore themes of human mobility and migrants rights in the context of development effectiveness. Organised by the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE), the two-day event will convene migrant organisations, diaspora groups, and support institutions […]

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  • CPDE challenges dev’t players: implementation should match ambition of Post-2015 agenda

    The implementation of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) should match the level of ambition of the post-2015 agenda, asserts the CPDE, a global CSO platform on development effectiveness, in a response statement released last 17 August. “Ultimately, the success of this agenda will be weighed by its ability to address the root causes of […]

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  • 2nd CPDE LatAm and Caribbean Meet kicks off in Peru

    Lima, Peru– The CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) in Latin America and the Carribean (LAC) had its Second Regional Meeting in Lima, Peru from August 3 to 4, 2015. Sectoral and sub-regional representatives of the CPDE LAC updated those present in the meeting with the platform’s current work and discussions on development effectiveness. Participants […]

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  • CPDE reaction to the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA)

    Reclaim lost ground, advance the development effectiveness agenda in the post-2015 era 30 July 2015 CPDE’s expectations for the Addis Ababa FfD3 conference (13th – 16th July) were captured in a position paper tellingly called A long way from Monterrey to Addis: Placing an effective global partnership at the heart of development processes; it outlined […]

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  • Dev’t actors examine role of partnerships in financing for development

    CPDE Side Event at the Third International Conference for Financing for Development (FFD3) (ADDIS ABABA) 13 July – As the first day of the Financing for Development (FFD3) intergovernmental negotiations kicks off, different stakeholders gathered in Addis Ababa to examine the role of development partnerships in financing development. The side event titled “Matching Quantity with […]

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  • Matching Quantity with Quality: How Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue can Enhance Financing for Development

    The effective development cooperation agenda is closely intertwined with Financing for Development (FFD). Since the first FFD conference in 2002, it has been clear that discussions about the quantity of development finance need to include quality as a key determinant of progress. Jointly organised by the government of Uganda, the government of Sweden, and the […]

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