Feminist Constituency call for a stronger implementation of women’s rights in Global Partnership in Development

WIDE+ as member of the CPDE Feminist Constituency calls for a stronger implementation of gender equality and women’s rights within the Global Partnership in Development. The Feminist Constituency published their women_s_forum_statment_nairobi_2016 for the HLM2. Key points of the statement is the call from Feminist, women’s rights and gender equality advocates for redistributive justice and the eradication of all … Continue reading Feminist Constituency call for a stronger implementation of women’s rights in Global Partnership in Development

Lost opportunities in Addis Ababa – Gender Equality and Women’s Rights Present but not in Depth

Janice G Foerde Women’s rights organizations and most civil society representatives were profoundly disappointed over the results of the UN’s third Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) which took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 13 to 16 July, 2015. To download this article: WIDE_FfD_2015_3 Government delegations reached agreement on the conference’s outcome document, the … Continue reading Lost opportunities in Addis Ababa – Gender Equality and Women’s Rights Present but not in Depth

WWG strongly disappointed in the Third International Conference on Financing for Development: Addis Ababa Action Agenda

The Women’s Major Working Group, representing more than 600 women’s groups from over 100 countries that includes the active involvement of WIDE+, is deeply disappointed with the outcome of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, last week. What came out of the conference, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, … Continue reading WWG strongly disappointed in the Third International Conference on Financing for Development: Addis Ababa Action Agenda

Gender, Aid Effectivenes and Financing For Development, Newsletter 2015, issue 2

GADN report: Summary of positions on the Post-2015 negotiations Throughout the discussions around the post-2015 framework some major advances have been made towards the achievement of gender equality, and there are a number of proposals that we believe are essential to protect as we move towards the final deliberations. However, the Gender and Development Network … Continue reading Gender, Aid Effectivenes and Financing For Development, Newsletter 2015, issue 2

Women’s Major Group Recommendations for the Aid Effectiveness Agenda, February 2015

The Women’s Working Group on Financing for Development (WWG on FfD) of which WIDE+ is a member, has reviewed the paper for the new Aid Effectiveness Agenda that will be decided upon in Addis Ababa, in July of this year. The Women’s Major Group acknowledges the Co-facilitators proposed “Elements Paper for Declaration Discussion”, but feels the … Continue reading Women’s Major Group Recommendations for the Aid Effectiveness Agenda, February 2015

Global Key Asks of CSOs for the Development Effectiveness process

The Global CSO Parnership for development Effectiveness has published 'Key Asks'. The document provides a rallying point and guidepost in terms of positioning for CSOs engaging in the process of transforming the development cooperation system through development effectiveness, which entails addressing both the symptoms and structural causes of poverty, inequality, and social marginalisation. WIDE+ and its members are … Continue reading Global Key Asks of CSOs for the Development Effectiveness process

WIDE+ at the 1st Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation Meeting

By Rosabel Agirregomezkorta (CEIM) The first High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation held in Mexico City on 15-16 April 2014 was a moment to take stock of the progress made since the 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness. The results were disappointing however. Progress is slow and what is … Continue reading WIDE+ at the 1st Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation Meeting