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

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. Click here for further information and the statement of Feminist Constituency towards the High Level Meeting 2 (HLM2) that took place in Nairobi on 28 November 2016.

The first Financing for Development review Forum fails to deliver meaningful outcomes for Women’s Human Rights

The inaugural ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up was  held from 18 to 20 April 2016, but it did not bring results. Despite ongoing negotiations between governments, the meeting did not produce any substantive outcomes. The outcome document provides four articles that basically affirms the current process and agenda.  As one CSO report described it, it “ended … Continue reading The first Financing for Development review Forum fails to deliver meaningful outcomes for Women’s Human Rights

WIDE+ attends the CPDE meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 19-22 January 2016

By Rosa Belen Agirregomezkorta WIDE+ participated in CPDE`s (Civil Society Organisations Partnership for Development Effectiveness) 7th Coordination meeting, which was preluded by a Strategic Planning workshop. These events were planned to take place at the end of 2015 but were postponed to January 2016 due to the Paris terrorist attacks and the following security alert … Continue reading WIDE+ attends the CPDE meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 19-22 January 2016

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