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The CSO DE Working Group will conduct the CSO Exchange on Development Effectiveness: Civil society's next steps towards a wider implementation of Istanbul Principles and practice of CSO Accountability. This workshop aims to increase the contribution to the still developing body of evidence on CSOs' efforts to implement the Istanbul…
The regional pre-monitoring workshop for Africa took place on 16-17 November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The workshop, hosted by the NEPAD Agency and UNDP Regional Service Center for Africa and organized by the OECD/UNDP Joint Support Team with financial contribution from the European Union, brought together over 40 countries and…
Development cooperation for a new era: Making the renewed global partnership for sustainable development a realityDCF Uganda High-level Symposium Kampala, 4-6 November 2015ObjectiveA new global agenda for sustainable development is on the horizon, and the role of development cooperation looms large.Development cooperation will assume many dimensions for achieving the Sustainable…
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 00:00

Stockholm Civil Society Week 2015

Stockholm Civil Society Week 201512-16 October 2015Civil society plays a vital role in development; in enabling people to claim their rights, in promoting rights-based approaches, in shaping policies and in the provision of services. Yet, we experience a worrying trend towards shrinking space and resources for civil society, globally. In…
Theme: An enabling environment is very paramount for Rwandan CSOs to be effective partners in development. Background Rwanda's Vision 2020 and its Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS), under the accountable governance thematic area, Rwanda provides a room for increasing citizen participation in developing Rwanda as a way of…
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