Digging Deeper: Towards Greater Action on Global Rights for Women and Girls May 2014 (PDF 2,36 MB)
Over the past year the report researchers have explored the kinds of programming CSOs carry out in support of women and girls; the trends in international granting of Canadian foundations; and the funding trend for gender equality programs by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (formerly CIDA). In so doing, we hope that we’ve provided a base of information from which to raise questions and promote further conversations, research, strategies and action to strengthen Canadian initiatives in support of global women’s rights over the next decade and to increase giving in Canada.
CSOs on the Road from Accra to Busan June 2012 (PDF 2.02 MB) BetterAid and Open Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness
A documentation of the CSO experience and lessons learned in the lead up to the November 2011 Busan Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness.
Synthesis of Outcomes of National and Sectoral Consultations on CSO Development Effectiveness September 2010 (PDF 130 KB) Open Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness
The Open Forum’s first Global Assembly took place in Istanbul, September, 2010. In the lead-up to this Assembly more than 60 country consultations took place around the world on appropriate principles that should guide CSOs as development actors and the enabling conditions for CSOs, donors and governments to ensure that CSOs are effective development actors.