In the face of the continuing spread of COVID-19, the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness expresses solidarity with the peoples of the world, especially the poor and vulnerable communities in developed and developing countries. CPDE urges that we must respond to this denial of social justice. The article states that as civil society, they emphasize the need for effective development cooperation in aiding efforts to alleviate poverty and inequality. They encourage all development partners, and donors in particular, not to withdraw from their commitments in the face of these hard times and, rather, to plan for additional initiatives, and allow such arrangements as no-cost extensions and flexibility in the use of funds, duration, and implementation to better respond to the evolving situation. Read more here.