Equity principle under attack in the Asia-Pacific post-2015 development agenda
IBON International post-2015 updates
Reportage from the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Dialogue in Bangkok
Save the Date: Peoples General Assembly on Development Justice
Thomas Paine Park, New York, September 21, 2013
What: Peoples General Assembly on Development Justice
When: September 21, 2013
Where: Thomas Paine Park, New York
On the eve of discussions among governments gathering at the United Nations, the Peoples General Assembly on Development Justice brings together peoples from around the world to share experiences and demand justice, human rights and accountability.
Join us on September 21 at Thomas Paine Park in New York to demand that development focus on people, not profits!
3rd International Meeting on Agroecology Launched in Brazil
Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 31, 2013
SAO PAULO, Brazil—Organized by the Instituto Giramundo Mutuando, a member-organization of the People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS), University of the State of Sao Paulo (UNESP) together with UFSCAR and the Movement of Landless Rural Workers, the Third International Meeting on Agroecology was launched last July 31. The organizers expect more than 2,000 participants including students, teachers, and producers in Brazil, Latin America, and other parts of the world.
Asia-Pacific CSO Meet on the post-2015 Process Opens Application
Application is open until July 26 2013
CSO formations and social movements from all over the Asia-Pacific region will meet on the 23rd and 24th of August in Bangkok Thailand to discuss a just development agenda in line with the post-2015 framework. The event aims to develop the capacity of Asia-Pacific civil society groups for a more active participation in forwarding the people’s goals as part of the post-2015 development agenda.
Asian youth leaders participate in the Global Power Shift Climate Summit in Istanbul
June 23-24, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey
Youthful representatives of various Asian CSO fromations joined hundreds of young climate justice advocates from 134 countries at the Global Power Shift Summit in Istanbul from June 24 to 30. The Istanbul climate summit is the first-ever international conference dedicated to building a global youth movement towards solving the climate crisis.
Civil society commits to Enabling Environment and Istanbul Principles
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Around forty (40) civil society educators, facilitators and trainers gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa on June 25 to 27, 2013 to attend the first Global Training of Trainers (Global ToT) on CSO Development Effectiveness. The Global ToT was among the major activities of the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) through its Working Group on CSO Development Effectiveness (WG on CSO DE)* to reach out and encourage more civil society organizations to look closely into their organization’s praxis as accountable and effective independent development actors. The CPDE is the unified platform coming out from the two civil society processes, post-Busan High Level Forum IV, i.e. the Better Aid (BA) and the Open Forum on CSO Development Effectiveness (OF).