Through the Open Forum process, civil society has developed the International Framework for CSO Development Effectiveness – which includes the eight Istanbul Principles and the minimum conditions for an Enabling Environment to allow CSOs to reach their full potential. The International Framework consolidates the voices of thousands of CSOs heard in more than 80 numerous national, regional and thematic consultations and two Global Assemblies.
Practitioners Activity Guide, Open Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness
August 2012 (PDF 1MB)
The aim of this new resource is to train CSO practitioners to transmit the concepts and collective experience behind the International Framework and the accompanying toolkits, and to help CSOs take those first conceptual and planning steps on the path to improving their effectiveness.