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Delivered by Jahangir Hasan Masum | Chairperson of the Reality of Aid – Asia Pacific and Executive Director of the Coastal Development Partnership (CDP) in Bangladesh   Dear colleagues, friends and participants, First of all, I would like to thank the Reality of Aid – Asia Pacific (RoA-AP), CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness in Asia (CPDE- Asia), and the International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL) for organizing this important event to discuss
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By Kristina Lanz, Alliance Sud Rarely has a popular initiative caused the kind of furore triggered by the Responsible Business Initiative (RBI). For months or even years ahead of the vote, it regularly made headlines and had a very high public profile thanks to the orange flags and the many activities organised by countless local committees. For the first time in Swiss political history there was concerted action by a broad coalition comprising 130 NGOs,
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Last March 23 to 26, the 8th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) was held virtually by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). The forum serves to bring together representatives from multilateral institutions, national governments and the civil society to discuss the region’s progress and perspectives on sustainable development and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s APFSD focused on the theme “Sustainable
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Reality of Aid Network Statement on the OECD Development Cooperation Report 2020 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) annual report on development cooperation for 2020 takes stock of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and proposes key actions moving forward. The Reality of Aid, a global network of organizations working on aid and development cooperation, believes that the proposed key actions failed to address issues and potential pitfalls that civil society organizations (CSOs)
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CSOs have long proven their significance in pushing for a rights-based, people-centered sustainable development. However, they still face challenges in pursuing their work with the global trend of shrinking civic spaces, especially in responding to COVID-19. Despite their important role as frontliners, CSOs and other peoples’ organizations are being threatened and attacked. The Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) is an annual platform for regional development actors to review, assess and recommend ways forward to
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Amid the long history of women’s and gender justice struggles and movements, we are now at a crucial junction and opportune moment for liberation through self-determination by pushing the gender justice agenda out of the margins and asserting its place in local, national, regional and global policy arenas. Women and gender diverse peoples are serving at the frontlines, and the impacts of the crises on them are a stark reality of ongoing injustices and inequality.
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