• 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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  • Civil Society and the HLM2: Looking Back

    How prepared were we to participate in the GPEDC 2nd High Level Meeting (HLM2) in Nairobi? How was CPDE’s support to CSOs who participated in the HLM2? What were your individual achievements? What were CPDE’s achievements in the Nairobi events? These are some of the questions we asked, looking back on what happened in Nairobi […]

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  • CPDE Global Council confirms members of CPDE governance bodies

    The Global Council (GC), the highest decision-making body of the CSO Partnership, confirmed new members of the Coordination Committee (CC) and GC during its 4th annual meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 November 2016. New CC and GC members Representative Organisation CPDE position Atama Katama (CC and GC member) PACOS Trust Asia regional focal […]

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  • The GPEDC Second High Level Meeting, Nairobi, 2016: A Perspective.

    by Justin Kilcullen It is now a month since the HLM2 in Nairobi concluded. Looking back, was it a success? Certainly as the HLM concluded the civil society delegates were delighted with the outcome. Here is how it happened. Following an inspiring opening speech by the CPDE co-chair, Tetet Lauron, we settled back for the […]

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  • New CPDE Co-Chairs Selected

    During the fourth Global Council meeting last 27 November 2016 held in Nairobi, Kenya, GC members selected Julia Sanchez of the Canadian Council for International Cooperation and Vitalice Meja of Reality of Aid Africa Network as new Co-Chairs to serve for the next two years. Julia Sanchez and Vitalice Meja will take over the leadership […]

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