• CSO Partnership stresses need for human rights-based approach to dev’t, plans ahead for 2015 onward

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – Stressing the need for a human rights-based approach (HRBA) to development, the CSO Partnership Coordination Committee (CC) met last 6-7 October 2014 to strategize on the platform’s direction towards 2015 and beyond. “Central to CPDE’s mandate is to advocate for a human-rights based development agenda—a language that was missing from the HLM […]

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  • CPDE Response to the Final Report of ICESDF

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In August, the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing (ICESDF) released its final draft proposal for “an effective sustainable development financing strategy to facilitate the mobilization of resources and their effective use in achieving sustainable development objectives.”1 ICESDF’s policy recommendations are the result of a series of consultations that drew on […]

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  • CPDE Snapshots of Success Photo-Story Contest

    The CPDE Snapshots of Success is a photo-story contest that aims to capture CSO successes in implementing development effectiveness principles on the ground. Submit your digital photo entry and a 1-2 page case story and get a chance to win up to 1,000USD and be featured in the CPDE Expo Booth during the Busan Annual […]

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  • Putting people & planet at the heart of the agenda: CSOs call for real action beyond 2015

    As the 69th UN General Assembly convenes this month, the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness calls for a post-2015 development agenda rooted in a human rights-based approach (HRBA) to inclusive development. As incoming president of the UNGA Sam Kutesa notes, delivering on and implementing a transformative post-2015 development agenda[1] is about “leaving no one behind”[2]. […]

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  • People should be at the heart of development cooperation policies

    This article was first published in http://www.ituc-csi.org/people-should-be-at-the-heart-of?lang=en MEXICO, 15 APRIL 2014–The TUDCN chaired an event in the High Level meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Cooperation on the Human Rights Based Approach to development (HRBA). The event focused on human rights and how they should be at the center of development policies. Emele Duituturaga, […]

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  • Global Youth Meeting a success in Brussels

    BRUSSELS – Adding youth voices in the development effectiveness agenda was the central point of discussion during the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) Global Youth Meeting in Brussels, Belgium last 7-8 August. The meeting marks the first gathering of youth groups from various regions and sectors engaging in development effectiveness. “We have been looking […]

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  • Faith-Based Organisations host training on Istanbul Principles & Development Effectiveness

    Gathering twenty three representatives from Faith-Based Organisations around the world, ACT Alliance, on behalf of the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) hosted a training workshop on Istanbul Principles and Development Effectiveness last 17-18 June at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland. The two-day event marked the second global gathering of Faith-Based Organisations (FBOs) as […]

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  • CPDE calls for urgent action in Palestine

    Palestinian children travel to the UNRWA school to seek shelter after evacuating their homes near the border in Gaza. UN Photo/Shareef Sarhan The CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) stands in solidarity with all victims of the conflict in Gaza. As the casualties and destruction mount, we believe the situation has become untenable and goes […]

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  • CSOs engage as Global Partnership sharpens vision towards post-2015

    6th GPEDC SC Meeting sets future priorities after the first High-Level Meeting and before the conclusion of the post-2015 process NEW YORK CITY, 9 July 2014—Civil society, trade unions, parliamentarians, government representatives and other development actors convened for the first gathering of the Global Partnership’s leading body since the Mexico High-Level Meeting last April 15-16. […]

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  • CPDE Asia Pacific organizes Development Effectiveness workshops in Indonesia

    Despite its position as a large middle-income country, Indonesia continues to face significant development challenges, as a large number of Indonesians remain poor. There is a need as well as a challenge to translate the existing resources into better development outcomes. As a South-South Cooperation provider, the country also has a strong contribution to make […]

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