• CPDE Reaction to the 2017 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) Ministerial Declaration

    Download and read the statement in Spanish. CPDE commends Member States and other stakeholders, including civil society, for their sustained ambition around the 2030 Agenda. CPDE acknowledges the engaged participation of all stakeholders in the HLPF, and in particular the 44 Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) that were presented as a manifestation of governments’ commitments on […]

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  • Session 13 Thematic review: SDG 17: Investing in and Financing for SDGs

    In accordance with paragraph 84. of the 2030 Agenda, Member States have decided that the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) shall carry out regular voluntary reviews of the 2030 Agenda which will include developed and developing countries as well as relevant UN entities and other stakeholders. The reviews will be state-led, involving ministerial and other relevant high-level […]

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  • 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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  • From Paper to Practice: How Is Europe Measuring Up?

    CPDE is holding a forum during the EU Development Days, June 7-8 in Brussels. Through this Forum CPDE will bring together representatives from civil society and government to discuss CSOs successes and how trends in current development policy impact achieving the 2030 Agenda. See you on June 7 from 10:00am-11:30 am in L1-Meeting Room (in […]

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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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  • With new Consensus on Development, the EU must take bold action to make development work for everyone

    This 5th Global Meeting of the PFD took place during a time of significant change in the development landscape generally, and the EU itself. The EU is in the last stages of negotiating a new European Consensus on Development, which was the center of much of the discussions of this meeting. Giving an overarching view […]

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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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  • CPDE Statement on the Revision of the European Consensus on Development

    16 March 2017 As the European Union works to update its development policy framework, CPDE calls on the EU and its Member States to stay true to the goals of development and ensure that people and planet are at the heart of its policy. The European Commission proposed an update to the EU’s development policy […]

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  • Breaking Ground and Taking Root: The Istanbul Principles @ 7

    The Civil Society Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) is convening Breaking Ground and Taking Root: The Istanbul Principles @ 7 in Bangkok, Thailand on March 30-31, 2017. Civil society organizations (CSOs) contribute in unique and essential ways to development as innovative agents of change and social transformation.  CSOs are channels for social solidarity, service and mobilization to […]

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  • Civil Society Assessment of the Nairobi Outcome Document

    10 February 2017 I. Introduction The 2nd High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (HLM2) was an important moment to ensure that Aid and Development Effectiveness commitments are upheld and all stakeholders commit to being accountable. For CSOs it was important to have an honest conversation around how all stakeholders have […]

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