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As the first of three major development conferences this year, the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) in Addis Ababa is expected to play a fundamental role in laying the financial groundwork both for the post-2015 development agenda and the climate negotiations. With the current state of negotiations, however, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (Addis Action Agenda) signals a retreat of ambition and is far from upholding Monterrey and Doha, and much less in delivering any adequate response to the needs of the poor and the marginalized.
The much awaited publication of the Pope’s encyclical letter on climate change takes the issue of climate change and social justice further into the public’s consciousness. The Pope aims to influence governments and corporations in time before the 21st Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) commences negotiations for a global climate deal in Paris on December 2015. It sends a heightened call-to-action, not only for world leaders to adopt a legally binding agreement on greenhouse gas emissions reductions and other urgent climate measures by governments and corporations, but also to billions of people, in their organizations and communities, to stand for climate justice and transformative social change.
Nearly 200 world leaders are meeting in Bonn, Germany from June 1 – 11, 2015 to whittle down a 90-page draft negotiating text into a more concise document to be signed in Paris on the 21st Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) later this year.
The emerging consensus on financing the post-2015 development agenda not only holds up the private sector as the engine of growth and innovation, but also promotes private finance as the fuel of development.
A joint meeting of the intergovernmental negotiations on the preparatory processes of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) and the post-2015 Development Agenda was held recently at the UN headquarters in New York. The discussions that took place from April 21 to 24 centered on the substance as well as the relationship between the FFD agenda and the intergovernmental negotiations on the Means of Implementation (MOI) for the post-2015 development agenda.
The Campaign for Peoples Goals (CPG) releases a new paper that critiques how the corporate sector has long been trying to position itself front and center of the post-2015 development agenda.
Transcripts of the intervention made by Mr. Paul Quintos and Miss Tessa Khan of the Asia Pacific Women on Law and Development (APWLD) at the Interactive Stakeholder Dialogue at the Joint Financing for Development and Post-2015 Processes.
The ninth meeting of the Green Climate Fund Board (GCFB 9) convened in Songdo, Republic of Korea from March 24 to 26, 2015 to receive updates on the status of contributions among other matters.
Forum co-organized by IBON International, CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness, Campaign for People's Goals for Sustainable Development, Arab NGO Network for Development, LDC Watch, Centre for Community Economics and Development Consultants' Society and Public Advocacy Initiatives for Rights and Values in India
Saturday 28th March, 8:30-11:00
World Social Forum-Tunis | CPDE Tent
The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction recently presented a 20-page President’s Proposal adopting the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. The document sets down seven global targets that are expected to help achieve the outcome and goal of the framework.