• CPDE, Asia-Pacific CSOs push for people’s priorities in implementing Agenda 2030

    “Central to leaving no one behind, of course, is ensuring that no one is rendered invisible.” The CSO Partnership on Development Effectiveness (CPDE) unites with civil society organisations (CSOs) in the region in putting forward the people’s agenda on the 3rd Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD). The APFSD is a forum convened by […]

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  • CPDE Statement on the 3rd Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD)

    April 3 -5, 2016 | United Nations Economic and Social Council for Asia and the Pacific The CSO Partnership on Development Effectiveness (CPDE)1 unites with civil society organisations (CSOs) inthe region in putting forward the people’s agenda on the 3rd Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD).2 Civil society calls out the gaps of the […]

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  • 2015 in Review: Development Effectiveness in the Global Partnership and 2030 Agenda

    In 2015, CPDE engaged meaningfully in the Global Partnership and the Post-2015 processes. The platform’s efforts to influence the policy discussions and engage in the negotiations brought considerable outcomes in further enhancing the implementation of effective development cooperation at all levels. Among these notable outcomes were the recognition of the need for human rights-based approach […]

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  • Call for Expressions of Interest: Perception Survey

    In 2014, CPDE conducted a Perception Survey that aimed to establish baseline information on the impact of communications work among other development actors – i.e., government agencies, private institutions, multilateral organizations, and other CSOs. It established information in terms of the level of support that these stakeholders give to CPDE in championing its key messages. […]

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  • CSO DE WG meets in Brussels

    Members of the CSO DE Working group attending the EU Policy Forum on Development and the CPDE’s Coordinating Council Meeting in Brussels took the opportunity to meet on March 22, 2016 to discuss the workplan of the working group for year 2016. One of this year’s highlight activities is the Action Research on the State […]

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  • CSO DE WG spearheads Action Research on the State of CSO DE and Accountability

    Despite successes, CSO face a lot of challenges in improving their own development effectiveness and accountability. Diminishing enabling environment for CSOs is one of these, if not the greatest challenge that prevents CSOs from fully implementing the Istanbul Principles and Accountability. Democratic spaces for engagement are shrinking at the global, regional, and national levels. Laws […]

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  • Call for Expressions of Interest

    Dear Colleagues: Consistent with the recommendations from the CPDE Strategic Plan and following the EC Project Year 1 plan, CPDE is hiring a Knowledge Management Consultant for not more that three (3) months to propose a system and oversee the implementation of information management within the CPDE. The call is open until EOB 13 May, […]

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  • CPDE and RoA holds multi-stakeholder workshop to beef up South South Development Cooperation (SSDC) framework

    “SSDC has more than proven its actual capacity and potential to play a crucial and distinct role in development cooperation.” Antonio Tujan Jr., director of IBON International, reiterates South-South Cooperation as an arena for development cooperation of civil society organisations and governments. Tujan joined 35 representatives from different CSOs and government think tanks and multilateral […]

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  • Transforming our world: Canadian perspectives on the Sustainable Development Goals

    With 2016 comes the implementation of the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted last September at the United Nations. At the time, the Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) in collaboration with the Canadian International Development Platform (CIDP), put together a blog series through Huffington Post’s Development Unplugged to collect perspectives of Canadian experts […]

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  • Civil society organisations from twenty developing countries prepare for second development co-operation monitoring round

    CPDE will conduct its first-ever development co-operation monitoring training in Nairobi, Kenya this 15-16 January. The workshop will gather civil society organisation (CSO) representatives from twenty developing countries to ensure they make a meaningful contribution to the second monitoring round recently launched by the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC). Trainees are CSO monitoring […]

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