• 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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  • 2016 CPDE Global Synthesis Report

    Building upon the Global Synthesis Report (SR) 2015 baseline stocktaking on the state of Development Cooperation, CSO Enabling Environment, and CSO Development Effectiveness, the SR 2016 seeks to gauge, at the country-level, the status of the Unfinished or Core Business. These are the commitments made from the First High Level Forum in Rome (HLF-1) to […]

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  • How effective are International Non-Governmental Organisations?

    A study of INGO Support of the Development Effectiveness Agenda This study takes place within the activity framework of the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) INGO constituency group and is part of a broader global reflection by CPDE on CSO effectiveness. The study aims to provide a snapshot of whether INGOs still nd the […]

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  • Civil Society Statement on the HLM2

    Civil Society statement on the Second High Level Meeting (HLM2) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC) 28 November – 1 December 2016 Nairobi, Kenya The CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) welcomes the Nairobi Outcome Document (NOD) and commits to further advancing the effective development cooperation agenda. CPDE, an open platform of […]

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  • CSO Communique

    The CSO communiqué is the culmination of the joint effort of civil society organisations from around the world at the Nairobi Civil Society Forum. Speaking many languages but with one voice, CSOs call for universal effective development co-operation that is accountable to people and to all partners in development in the lead up to HLM2. […]

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  • CSO imperatives for a successful outcome document

    At the close of the first day, civil society collectively reflect on the minimum commitments that need to be made to ensure a successful outcome document. We, the 400 civil society organisations from across the globe come together with one voice at the 2nd High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation. […]

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  • Istanbul Five Years After: Evidencing Civil Society Development Effectiveness and Accountability

    Civil society organizations (CSOs) have strived improve their own effectiveness andaccountability as independent development actors since the landmark adoption of the 8 Istanbul Principles for CSO Development Effectiveness in 2010, and the Siem Reap CSO Consensus on the International Framework for CSO Development Effectiveness in 2011. These were documented in the publication Journey from Istanbul, […]

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  • Renewing Commitments to EDC and Accountability: Showcasing CPDE Constituents’ Work on Development Effectiveness

    The CSO Partnership, at the 2nd High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC), will have space at the GPEDC Marketplace that will run for four (4) days. The Marketplace will be held in a designated tented area within the premises of the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. Along […]

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  • The ABCs of ABC4EDC

    CSOs from all over the world come together in Nairobi with one voice: Make effective development cooperation universal within a strong and inclusive Global Partnership towards a Peoples’ Agenda Here are a few points on what to say and what to do: Download the document here. Download the document in Spanish and French.

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