• 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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  • Civil Society Statement to the 1st HLM of the GPEDC

    More than 200 civil society organisations came together as a unified community and participated constructively in the processes leading up to and during the First High Level Meeting (HLM) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) in Mexico. The CPDE joins other development actors in recognising the consensus reached in the HLM Communiqué, […]

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  • Asia Pacific CSOs call for rights-based and people-centered sustainable development financing

    Rights-based and people-centered sustainable development financing was the primary message of civil society groups during the Asia Pacific Outreach Meeting on Sustainable Development Financing held last June 10-11 in Jakarta. The meeting will feed into the on-going efforts of the UN Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing (ICESDF), established by the UN General […]

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  • Global Partnership For Effective Development Cooperation: A Feminist Perspective Following The First High Level Ministerial Meeting

    By Nerea Craviotto, originally posted in the AWID website FRIDAY FILE: The First High Level Ministerial of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation, which took place in Mexico City from 15 – 16 April, 2014, was the latest meeting on aid effectiveness since the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, South […]

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