• 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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  • Universalising Effective Development Cooperation: The CSOs’ Asks for a stronger Global Partnership

    The CSO Partnership is committed to a successful Second High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC).The HLM2 will be a milestone in the implementation of the effective development cooperation commitments‑ and possiblyin the realization of the 2030 Agenda and the AAAA as well. Read the full document here.   Read the […]

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  • Announcement: Accepted Nairobi Civil Society Forum Workshop Proposals

    We thank all organisations who expressed interest in conducting a workshop in the 2016 Nairobi Civil Society Forum. Below is the list of accepted proposals. Name of Organisation Title of Event Faith-Based Organisations, ActAlliance, Bread for the World, Germany, Bread for All, Switzerland “The Weakest Must Not Bear the Risk” An example of a large […]

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  • Nairobi Civil Society Forum: Universal Effective Development Cooperation Towards a Peoples’ Agenda

    On 28 November–1 December 2016, the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) will hold the Second High Level Meeting (HLM2) to amplify the positive impact of development cooperation in the next fifteen (15) years. The HLM is a unique platform for heads of state, ministers, heads of major international organisations and leaders from civil […]

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  • Call for HLM2 Marketplace Exhibitors and Event Organisers

    We are happy to announce that CPDE has been approved for two slots in the HLM2 Marketplace. This means two (2) 3 meters by 3 meters booth (combined) that we can use during the HLM2 on 28 November – 1 December 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. In this regard, we are encouraging all interested organisations who […]

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  • Announcement: Selected CSOs to participate in HLM2 in Nairobi

    The list of first and second batch of participants for the 2nd High Level Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya has now been released. Please refer to attachment below for the current lists of accepted CSO Delegates, consisting of Global Council Members, Fully Funded, Partially Funded, and Self-Funded Participants: Full List of Participants Additions to the list […]

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  • Reflect on your organisation’s effectiveness. Take the CSO Effectiveness Awareness Check!

    Dear CSO friends and colleagues, Six years ago, civil society organisations embarked on a three-year long process of consolidating principles, indicators and guidelines that guide our work as independent development actors. The outcome of this process, known as the Istanbul Principles, serves as guideposts for the global CSO community in improving our work and making […]

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  • 2016 CPDE Perception Survey

    In 2014, the CPDE conducted a Perception Survey that looked into the perception of our stakeholders with regards to CSO key messages. We now launch another Perception Survey to understand your experiences in terms of information use and dissemination of CSO key messages so that we may further improve our communication strategy to ensure you […]

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