• 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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  • Farmer’s Major Group intervention at the HLPF post-2015 negotiations

    3RD HIGH LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM (HLPF) OF UN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUINCIL, 26 JUNE – 8 JULY, 2015, UN HQ Intervention from the Farmer’s Major Group in the Session, “Role of Business in Implementation of Post 2015 Agenda”, 26 June, 2015 Dear Chair, Greetings! I am Jiten Yumnam, presenting on behalf of the Farmers Major […]

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  • CPDE Response to the Post-2015 Zero Draft

    CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) Response to the zero draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit on the Post-2015 Development Agenda CPDE appreciates the aspirational nature of the zero draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The document sets the tone for achieving an ambitious […]

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  • An Open Letter to the Finland Minister of Trade and Development

    Just a few weeks after the recently concluded European Union (EU) Council wherein EU member states recommitted to aid commitments and targets, the government of Finland decided to slash 43% of its development aid budget, prompting reactions from various NGOs and CSO platforms. According to reports, the sudden turnaround can “kill the NGO sector” as […]

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