• Rural
  • Feminist
  • Faith-based
  • Indigenous
  • International
  • Labour
  • Migrants &
  • Youth


The constituency works on land issues, food sovereignty, infrastructures and environmental impacts. These issues are often connected to large infrastructure projects of private companies and financed by bilateral official development assistance (ODA) or international financial institutions (IFIs).


People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty

The People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty is a growing network of various grassroots groups of small food producers particularly of peasant-farmer organizations and their support NGOs, working towards a People’s Convention on Food Sovereignty.

Arab Group for the Protection of Nature

APN seeks to strengthen the capacity of the Arab peoples to sustain the region's natural resources and gain sovereignty over them, particularly in areas suffering from war and occupation.

Institute for National and Democracy Studies

INDIES is a non-government organisation (NGO) based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Founded in February 2006 by social activists and academics, it aims to raise and strengthen people's sovereignty through social movements. This vision becomes the spirit of INDIES' mission to strengthen people's sovereignty and facilitate social transformation through research and study work, campaigns, education, and building national and international networks.

Instituto Politécnico Tomás Katari

The IPTK is a political-social instrument of liberation because it seeks the qualitative and integral change of the Bolivian Historical Subject (society or Bolivian people as a whole) to transform its current social, economic, political and ideological reality towards Living Well, starting from the human and territorial enclaves in which it intervenes directly (Chayanta province, Linares province and the city of Sucre).

EL Movimiento Tzuk Kin Pop

EL Movimiento Tzuk Kin Pop es una instancia de articulación politica y programática de Organizaciones Sociales y No Gubernamentales comprometidos con los procesos de transformación, social, económica, politica y cultural

Zambia Social Forum (Zamsof)

ZAMSOF aims at “improving participation of the general citizenry in the policy making processes for the national sustainable development in partnership with affected communities.” The forum further serves to build community, regional and global solidarity around issues of social, ecological, political, and economic justice in quest for sustainable development. It is also a network of Civil Society Organizations, individuals and Community groupings, which is part of the World Social Forum of CSOs.

Consultative Center for Studies and Documentation

The Consultative Center for Studies and Documentation is a Lebanese specialized scientific institution in charge of information and researches. It deals with socioeconomic issues and follows-up the effecting strategic issues and global transformations. Founded in 1988, it aims at rationalizing, guiding, and following up public issues at the local, regional, and international levels, and analyzing the events and issues of the region as well as the concerns and preoccupations of the contemporary world.


The Feminist Group constituency promotes the ownership of Istanbul Principles by women’s organisations beyond the members of the constituency. The constituency also aims to capacitate members on CPDE’s various advocacy issues, including private sector engagement, conflict and fragility, CSO development effectiveness, South-South Cooperation, and CSO Enabling Environment. They capacitate themselves on the advocacy themes from the feminist perspective, to be able to contribute to the development of the advocacy topics, including policy positions.


Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana

Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT) is a network of civil society organizations (CSOs) and individuals who have a clear interest in working together to bring a gender perspective to national processes and advocate for policy change. NETRIGHT draws attention to violations of women’s rights and campaigns for changes to achieve women’s equality. The network also creates space for debate and clearer articulation of different positions within the women’s movement in Ghana. NETRIGHT focuses on three (3) core areas namely economic justice, movement building and natural resources.


MUSONET Network is a grassroots organization made up of 33 Associations and NGOs as well as 77 individual members who reach out to grassroots women through its member organizations.

Forum of Women's NGOs of Kyrgyzstan

Forum of Women’s NGOs of Kyrgyzstan (FWNGO), was set up in 1994. The Forum of women’s NGOs of Kyrgyzstan was created to provide assistance to women’s NGOs via development of a network as well as opportunities for mutual cooperation. On the 4th April 1996 the Forum was registered in the Ministry of Justice as a non-profit non-governmental organization of the republican level. It was re-registered on 10th October 2005 (required according to the new law on civil society organizations) in the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Beyond Beijing Committee

The Beyond Beijing Committee (BBC) was formed as a loose network soon after the UN Fourth World conference on Women at Beijing, September 1995, registered as the network NGO organization in 1998. The Committee was formed to create a platform and to mainstream rural and marginalized voice at the national and international levels. However, it soon grew into an independent organization and a national coalition of leading women's rights and gender-justice organizations working to advance the status of women in Nepal. Monitoring the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA), this committee lobbies from the district level to the national and international level in consultation with members, affiliates, and other relevant organizations.

Coordinadora de la mujer

Coordinadora de la Mujer is a network composed of 21 non-governmental organisations that conducts knowledge exchange, research, policy, and communications initiatives towards the improvement of women's lives, the exercise of their rights, and the cultural and symbolic dismantling of patriarchy. It also engages with feminist networks from Latin America, such as the Articulación Feminista del Marcosur, Articulación Regional de Derechos Humanos y Justicia de Género, Red de Educación Popular Entre Mujeres de Latinoamérica y el Caribe (REPEM LAC) and globally, with the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE).

Corporación Humanas

Corporación Humanas, was established in 2004, driven by a group of feminist women, professionals and human rights defenders, in order to create a space for action, reflection and impact on the country's institutional development in order to contribute to the deepening of democracy and the inclusion of women.

Pacific Foundation For the Advancement Of Women

The Pacific Foundation For the Advancement Of Women (PACFAW), was formally established in Tonga December, 2000 by the National Councils Of Women in the Cook Islands, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, the Solomons, the Federated States of Micronesia, Tonga, and Tuvalu. PACFAW has played an important role in advocacy and coordination of activities for the advancement of women in the Pacific. PACFAW is funded by the European Union and a Germany-based NGO, Bread for the World.

New Woman Foundation

The New Woman Foundation ( NWF), is an Egyptian feminist non- governmental organization . NWF envisions a world free from all sorts of discrimination against human beings, women in general and the most marginalized categories in particular with specific focus on their economic and social rights.


Made up of global formations with established local members, the FBO sector is one of the constituencies with the widest reach. It is composed of the humanitarian and social arms of the various faith-based groups. The constituency aims to equip members with skills in monitoring the development programs of the private sector, international financial institutions (IFIs) and government and public-private partnerships (PPPs), and to analyse their impacts on various stakeholders.


ACT Alliance

ACT Alliance is a coalition of more than 140 churches and church-related organisations working together in over 100 countries to create positive and sustainable change in the lives of poor and marginalised people regardless of their religion, politics, gender, sexual orientation, race or nationality in keeping with the highest international codes and standards.

Caritas International

Caritas International is a confederation of over 160 members who are working at the grassroots in almost every country of the world. When a crisis hits, Caritas is already on the ground. The diverse members give us our strength – from small groups of volunteers to some of the biggest global charities. Inspired by the Catholic faith, Caritas is the helping hand of the Church – reaching out to the poor, vulnerable and excluded, regardless of race or religion, to build a world based on justice and fraternal love.

The Lutheran World Federation

The LWF is a global communion of 148 churches in the Lutheran tradition, representing over 77 million Christians in 99 countries. Their action takes a variety of forms from theological reflection and dialogue with other churches and faiths, to deepening relationships, sharing about our faith, serving those in need and advocating for a more just, peaceful and reconciled world.

Islamic Relief World Wide

Islamic Relief World Wide. As an independent humanitarian and development organisation, Islamic Relief has been serving humanity for 34 years. With an active presence in over 40 countries across the globe, we strive to make the world a better and fairer place for the three billion people still living in poverty.


The members of the constituency work on environmental sustainability, defense of ancestral land, resource plunder, displacement, big infrastructure projects and human rights, including right to self-determination and development on a day-to-day basis. These issues are articulated through the effective development cooperation principle of ownership of development priorities, mostly in relation to investments in their ancestral domains. In their engagement, the constituency advocates the indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination and sustainable development.


International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation

The International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL) is a global movement of grassroots-based indigenous peoples’ organizations and advocates that aims to defend indigenous peoples' rights.

Centre for Research and Advocacy

The Centre for Research and Advocacy, Manipur is a human rights-based indigenous people’s organization aimed at promoting sustainable development and human rights of indigenous peoples of North East India, primarily in Manipur State.

Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, also known as (MOSOP), is a mass‐based social movement organization of the indigenous Ogoni people of Southern Nigeria. MOSOP is the umbrella organization representing more than 1,200,000 indigenous Ogoni people campaigning for social, economic and environmental justice.

Asociacion Raxch’ och’ Oxlaju Aj

Asociacion Raxch’ och’ Oxlaju Aj is a non-governmental organization committed to advancing indigenous people's rights and welfare in Guatemala.


The International CSOs sector provides CPDE with key insights to inform its engagement in effective development cooperation discussions in global policy arenas. Such insights are based on civil society perspectives regarding global progress on alleviating poverty and inequality, monitoring aid and development commitments, among other surrounding development cooperation issues.



ActionAid Italy is an independent organization, engaged in international and national projects in support of fundamental human rights.

World Vision

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.


The Labour constituency implements complementary programs with the European Union on engagement with the Global Partnerships for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) and on the 2030 Agenda. The sector aims to support workers’ voice at various levels – global, regional, and national – and placing decent work at the core of development policies.


International Trade Union Confederation

The International Trade Union Confederation is the world's largest trade union federation. It represents more than 200 million workers in 163 countries and territories and has 331 national affiliates.


The Migrants and Diaspora sector works with grassroots organisations and people who face discrimination as lower-class citizens in their host countries. They are engaged in organising conversations of migrants relating to development effectiveness, which also touch on issues of forced migration, conflict and fragility, racism and discrimination, and social exclusion.



PacificWIN is a Focal Point for the Global Compact for Migration in the Pacific Region; a regional champion for the rights of women, girls and their families through Pacific Against Trafficking Humans (PATH); a Human Rights defender of Pacific indigenous and migratory groups in the Pacific Region. Their mission is to increase advocacy and advice, resource development, capacity and capability building, awareness and information, training and education delivered through Pacific languages; and to strengthen Pacific families and villages in the Pacific Region with focus on Pacific Communities concentrated in metropolitan countries.

International Migrants Alliance

The International Migrants Alliance (IMA) is a global alliance of organizations of grassroots migrants, refugees and displaced peoples. Established in June 2008, the IMA aims to strengthen and put forward the voice of the grassroots migrants on issues affecting them and their families.


Tenaganita is a Malaysian human rights organisation dedicated in assisting, building, advocating and protecting migrants, refugees, women and children from exploitation, abuse, discrimination, slavery and human trafficking.

Union Network of Migrants

UNEMIG or Union Network of Migrants is an association of migrant workers within FIRST Union. It was established on 19 August 2012 as part of union’s strategy to combat migrant workers exploitation. UNEMIG is a migrant led, non-profit and non-sectarian organisation.

Frente Unido de Inmigrantes Ecuatorianos

Frente Unido de Inmigrantes Ecuatorianos EE-UU

African Foundation for Development

The African Foundation for Development is an organization that has put the issue of migration and development on the policy agenda. It has developed an unrivaled knowledge and expertise on issues impacting on the African diaspora such as remittances, brain drain, skills transfers, to cite a few.


Youth is defined by the United Nations (UN) as persons falling between the ages of 15 and 24 or, in a broader sense, the period of life between childhood and adulthood. Youth work is often carried out by organizations led and run by persons with a broader age limit, according to socio economic and cultural notions, norms, and constraints proper to each community and territory.
According to The African Youth Charter, youth or young people refer to every person between the ages of 15 and 35 years. The UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UNMGCY) defines a youth organization as one “representative of the interests of children and/or youth, and has a policymaking body controlled by people 35 years old or under” (UNMGCY 2015). These broader definitions speak to the reality of youth organizations and organizations doing youth work on the ground and in international advocacy arenas.
In that sense and throughout this document, youth and youth organizations will refer to these broader conceptions of youth, similar to definitions adopted by many other youth charters and platforms.
Now, more than ever, the meaningful participation of youth in the creation of strategies and implementation of development agendas is needed and has finally been internationally recognized. In this light, the Civil Society Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) agreed to develop its Youth Constituency to ensure meaningful youth participation in Development Effectiveness processes across the globe.


Pacific Youth Council

The Pacific Youth Council is a non governmental regional organization that empowers young people to become active citizens and leaders. The formation of PYC was a result of a call by 10 active Youth Councils to have a Regional Platform coordinating the "voice" and "eeds" for all councils in particular for its members, the young people. The idea of setting up a regional youth coordinating council for the Pacific was initiated by the Fiji National Youth Council in 1975.

Foro Latinoamericano y Caribeño de Juventudes (FLACJ)

FLACJ works to empower the youth of Latin America and the Caribbean, making visible the struggles and initiatives they develop in their territories.

Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND)

The Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) is a regional network working in 10 Arab countries with seven national networks and 23 NGO members. ANND was initiated in 1997 and had its secretariat office in Beirut since 2000. ANND envisions democratic, active, and effective civil societies in the Arab Region. works to preserve a democratic, flexible, growing, and developing body that encompasses Arab non-governmental organizations working in the fields of social and human development, democracy, human rights, and the environment.

Cameroon Youths and Students Forum for Peace

The Cameroon Youths and Students Forum for Peace (CAMYOSFOP) is an NGO founded on non – partisan and non – profit making. It came into existence as a result of the decaying nature of our moral and traditional values. Its mission is working towards the restoration of these values from the base i.e. formally and informally. This education is based on ethics and sound values and integrity of: youth development, human rights and conflict resolution as prerequisite to a culture of peace.

Youth's Forum for the Protection of Human Rights (YFPHR)

The Youth's Forum for the Protection of Human Rights (YFPHR) is based in Manipur, India. It envisions society where there is an effective Justice Delivery System, Equality, Protection, Peace & where the rule of law exists.

International Youth Alliance


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