Building Back Better, Together: How can SDG 17 and civil society partnerships ensure genuine development in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic?

Building Back Better, Together: How can SDG 17 and civil society partnerships ensure genuine development in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown opportunities for strengthening multi-stakeholder partnerships, especially among development partners, as they mitigate the economic, environmental and social impacts for the most vulnerable. Pandemic response efforts have often left...
Reality of Aid – Asia Pacific launches fresh data on the CSO Aid Observatorio platform

Reality of Aid – Asia Pacific launches fresh data on the CSO Aid Observatorio platform

As Asia-Pacific struggles to cope with COVID-19, a global recession, and existing development challenges, it is imperative that aid must be used effectively and efficiently. Initiatives for monitoring and analyzing the quantity and quality of aid in the region must be...
Reality of Aid – Asia Pacific holds its 2021 Regional Meeting, “Accelerate Efforts; Amplify Voices”

Reality of Aid – Asia Pacific holds its 2021 Regional Meeting, “Accelerate Efforts; Amplify Voices”

The Reality of Aid – Asia Pacific (RoA-AP), along with the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) – Asia, held their annual Regional Meeting, “Accelerate Efforts; Amplify Voices: Bolstering Solidarity toward People-centered Development...
Localizing the Triple Nexus: Civil Society Organizations launch case studies on the triple nexus approach

Localizing the Triple Nexus: Civil Society Organizations launch case studies on the triple nexus approach

The signs of the times point to an urgent response to prolonged conflicts and exacerbated fragility in different countries. The Triple Nexus approach, in this regard, provides a policy discourse that emphasizes the complementarity and integration of development and...
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the New Development Bank: Paradigm Shift or Rehashing Corporate-led Development?

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the New Development Bank: Paradigm Shift or Rehashing Corporate-led Development?

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the New Development Bank (NDB) have touted themselves as the much-needed alternatives to the Western-dominated traditional International Finance Institutions (IFIs) like the World Bank Group (WBG) and International...