• CPDE reaction to the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA)

    Reclaim lost ground, advance the development effectiveness agenda in the post-2015 era 30 July 2015 CPDE’s expectations for the Addis Ababa FfD3 conference (13th – 16th July) were captured in a position paper tellingly called A long way from Monterrey to Addis: Placing an effective global partnership at the heart of development processes; it outlined […]

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  • Dev’t actors examine role of partnerships in financing for development

    CPDE Side Event at the Third International Conference for Financing for Development (FFD3) (ADDIS ABABA) 13 July – As the first day of the Financing for Development (FFD3) intergovernmental negotiations kicks off, different stakeholders gathered in Addis Ababa to examine the role of development partnerships in financing development. The side event titled “Matching Quantity with […]

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  • Matching Quantity with Quality: How Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue can Enhance Financing for Development

    The effective development cooperation agenda is closely intertwined with Financing for Development (FFD). Since the first FFD conference in 2002, it has been clear that discussions about the quantity of development finance need to include quality as a key determinant of progress. Jointly organised by the government of Uganda, the government of Sweden, and the […]

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  • Farmer’s Major Group intervention at the HLPF post-2015 negotiations

    3RD HIGH LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM (HLPF) OF UN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUINCIL, 26 JUNE – 8 JULY, 2015, UN HQ Intervention from the Farmer’s Major Group in the Session, “Role of Business in Implementation of Post 2015 Agenda”, 26 June, 2015 Dear Chair, Greetings! I am Jiten Yumnam, presenting on behalf of the Farmers Major […]

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  • CPDE Response to the Post-2015 Zero Draft

    CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) Response to the zero draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit on the Post-2015 Development Agenda CPDE appreciates the aspirational nature of the zero draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The document sets the tone for achieving an ambitious […]

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  • An Open Letter to the Finland Minister of Trade and Development

    Just a few weeks after the recently concluded European Union (EU) Council wherein EU member states recommitted to aid commitments and targets, the government of Finland decided to slash 43% of its development aid budget, prompting reactions from various NGOs and CSO platforms. According to reports, the sudden turnaround can “kill the NGO sector” as […]

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  • Inclusive partnerships – ‘the only way’ to deliver SDGs effectively

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – 4 June 2015 – Inclusive multi-stakeholder partnerships are the way to deliver the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) post-2015, assert civil society and government representatives in a joint side event during the European Development Days (EDD15) in Brussels. The event comes at a critical point as the world gears for the adoption […]

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  • CPDE Side Events at the May Post-2015 Negotiations

    In partnership with various organizations and institutions engaged in the post-2015 negotiations, the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) is organizing two (2) side events during the May post-2015 intergovernmental negotiations on May 19 and 20 respectively. Details are as follows: Institutionalising Civil Society Space in the Post-2015 Agenda Side Event during the May Post-2015 […]

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  • CSOs express concern on ‘outsourcing’ gov’t responsibilities to business sector come post-2015

    23 April 2015–Civil society representatives yesterday expressed concern over strong trends to ‘outsource’ government responsibilities to the business sector during the post-2015 negotiations at the United Nations Headquarters, New York. Paul Quintos of the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) Post-2015 Working Group, together with Tessa Khan of the Asia Pacific Women on Law and […]

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  • Business Accountability FOR Development: ITUC-TUDCN/EURODAD publication, supported by CPDE

    Business Accountability FOR Development: Mapping business liability mechanisms and donor engagement with private sector in development is a publication produced by ITUC-TUDCN and EURODAD and supported by the CPDE, launched in April 2015. How can we ensure that business – in particular multinational enterprises (MNEs) – really contribute to development in the countries where they […]

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