High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (9-18 July, New York)

International Civil Society Week 2019 Report Published
August 1, 2019
Civil Society Reflections on Progress in Achieving Development Effectiveness: Inclusion, Accountability and Transparency
August 1, 2019

The UN High Level Policy Forum was held from July 9 to 18 July in the UN Headquarters in New York. As a part of the event, CPDE Civil Society Forum took place on 12th July 2019 covering the topic of “Addressing Accountability, Strengthening Advocacy for Effective Development Cooperation.” In addition, the Civil Society Forum was held in preparation for the GPEDC (Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation) Senior Level Meeting (SLM) that gathered more than 500 key representatives including our Balkan representative– Simona Ognenovska. During the event was concluded that Realising Effective Development Cooperation (EDC) commitments are essential to ensure that all forms of development cooperation. CPDE representatives agreed on crucial objectives, among which concrete actions regarding enabling environment and reversing the trend of closing civic spaces; promote effectiveness, accountability principles, etc. Read more here.

Source: CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness 

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