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

Post-2015 Women’s Coalition, including WIDE+, responses to the Sustainable Development Goals

From 25-27 September 2015, the UN member states adopted the Outcome document of the Sustainable Development Goals. Women’s associations and networks worldwide, including WIDE+, reiterate our concern that the Sustainable Development Goals, Targets and Means of Implementation continue to fall short of a global agenda that addresses systemic imbalances, inequalities, and discrimination, rooted in gender … Continue reading Post-2015 Women’s Coalition, including WIDE+, responses to the Sustainable Development Goals