Contents with tag: CPDE
The report also shows why the traditional approach to development partnerships is failing to bridge the gap between rich and poor, how adopting a rights-based approach is the way forward to achieving effective development cooperation.
Five years since commitments were made in the Busan Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation, giant strides are still needed especially when it comes to donors’ and governments’ efforts toward targeted development outcomes.
CSOs warn that development cooperation may be progressively reduced to being a catalyst for private forms of financing, and that the use of public funds with the accompanying standards of accountability and inclusiveness will be weakened.
In light of the Second High-Level Meeting of the GPEDC, IBON International asserts the principle of democratic ownership against the profit motive in development cooperation.
A day after 193 member states of the United Nations adopted the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) together with grassroots activists, faith-based groups and NGOs organized a side event at the margins of the UN summit to discuss pressing issues affecting the marginalized and frontline communities in the context of the post-2015 development agenda.
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
CPDE, ROA-AP, in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Development Effectiveness Facility, will hold a one-day forum on March 25, 2015 to stock-take progress on CSO Enabling Environment and CSO Accountability.
Press Room #1, 4th Floor, New World Hotel, Makati City
As over 1,500 development leaders gathered in Mexico City for the first High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC), a global civil society platform warned that development must not “remain exclusive for the global elites while ordinary people are denied a life of dignity and justice.” The CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE), the open platform that participates in the GPEDC process, noted that principles for forging and pursuing a common development agenda had been arrived at in past summits, but implementation has been hampered by “lack of political will.”
CSO representatives from countries across the Asia Pacific expressed resounding concern last March 10-11 over the shrinking civil society space in the region in the recently concluded Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation on Building Evidence in Seoul, Korea.
IBON International Director Antonio Tujan Jr shares some insights and concerns in an interview after the recent 5th Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) Steering Committee (SC) Meeting.