• 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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  • Civil society calls for climate finance additional to ODA

    “There is basis for integration because all climate finance has development impact and contribution, it’s linked to additionality.” Antonio Tujan, Director of IBON International and former CPDE chair, clearly draws this imperative of a distinction between climate finance and development finance. Tujan and other civil society organisations join in a Conference of Parties 21 or […]

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  • CPDE launches training for country focal points

    A webinar training was launched by CPDE to support the participation of the CSO country focal points in the 2nd Monitoring Round of GPDEC. The webinar, conducted in English, Spanish and French, was conducted last 10 – 11 December and was attended by CSO focal points from different regions. The webinar aims to provide CSO […]

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  • Indigenous Peoples Stand against Plunder and Militarisation

    For centuries, indigenous peoples fought towards self-determination. Until now, the struggle continues as they remain targets of oppression. This is the situation shared by delegates from different countries that have come together on the 17th of November in a workshop held at the Balai Kalinaw in UP Diliman Quezon City, Philippines. The workshop is organised […]

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  • Civil society calls for Private Sector regulation thru Human Rights laws

    Tetet Lauron, Co-chair of CPDE, delivered a strong statement on the lack of Private Sector accountability in the Opening Session of the 2nd Busan Global Partnership Forum last November 23. “We highlight the importance for states and other actors to engage in a process that can lead to an international legally binding instrument to regulate, […]

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  • Rural Communities vs Public Private Partnership: A Continuing Fight for Food Sovereignty

    “PPP is worse than privatisation.” This is the bold statement by social movements and grassroots organisations of small-scale food producers from different parts of Asia. They convened last Friday, November 12, in a workshop held at the UP Balay Kalinaw in Quezon City, Philippines, hosted by CPDE and the People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty or […]

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  • CPDE to participate in Korea-organised 2nd Busan Global Partnership Forum

    23-24 November will mark the second Busan Global Partnership Forum, which will be held in Seoul, South Korea. The objective of the Forum is to reflect on progress made in the implementation of the Busan commitments. These commitments are based on the Busan Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation signed by ministers of developed and developing […]

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