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Three commitments from HLM3 that have to be delivered in 2023

26. Januar 2023 - 4:58

The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC) organized the 2022 Effective Development Co-operation Summit (or HLM3) last December 12-14, 2022 at Geneva, Switzerland. The summit gathered hundreds of ministers, policymakers, civil society representatives, private sector representatives, and other development actors to tackle and address development challenges that plague the world today. As the Asia region remains to be at the forefront of these crises, the regional constituency of the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness […]

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The Aid Smokescreen: How development is weaponized by the world’s most powerful actors

2. Dezember 2022 - 9:34

With the recent visit of US Vice President Kamala Harris in the Philippines, the G20 Summit in Indonesia, and the APEC Summit in Thailand, the Asia Pacific region continues to be under the dominance of world powers such as the United States and China. The two superpowers’ tug of war in the region and their tactics to gain strategic alliances will inevitably lead to disproportionate impacts on the marginalized. Disguised as initiatives for cooperation, assistance […]

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[PRIVATE SECTOR WATCH] Bridging the Gap: Ensuring private sector accountability in development cooperation

22. November 2022 - 1:00

In recent years, the private sector has emerged as a key development actor, as it is given a role in defining, pursuing and financing development. With this, there is a need to ensure that private sector entities promote responsible business behavior in development cooperation, promoting accountability, adhering to the development effectiveness principles and upholding the human rights-based approach. In this context, CPDE’s initiative on private sector engagement (PSE) is two-fold – monitoring existing PSE projects […]

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Misaligned Commitments in a Fragmented World: Reality of Aid-Asia Pacific’s Statement on the AIIB’s 7th Annual Meeting

4. November 2022 - 6:29

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) held its seventh Annual Meeting last October 26 to 27 in a virtual manner. With the theme, “Sustainable Infrastructure Toward a Connected World”, the bank reasserted the role of infrastructure in supporting recovery, growth and connectivity in Asia-Pacific and beyond. Throughout several multi-stakeholder sessions and dialogues with CSOs, the AIIB reported on their work for the past years and presented their plans for their developing member countries. During the […]

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Asia-Pacific CSOs gather to discuss enabling environment, fostering trust, Triple Nexus

2. November 2022 - 7:55

In preparation for the 2022 Effective Development Cooperation Summit in Geneva, Switzerland in December, civil society organizations (CSOs) from across the Asia-Pacific gathered for a two-day conference to discuss the state of enabling environment for CSOs in the region and the Triple Nexus approach to conflict. Organized by the Asia constituency of the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE), Reality of Aid-Asia Pacific (RoA-AP) and Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF), the activity was titled “Regional conference […]

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