Posts Tagged: Civil Society

Participation and post-2015 goals: Rhetoric as usual?

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As global governments begin to negotiate and agree on a framework for a development agenda post-2015, it is heartening to note that unlike the MDGs that were developed in a top down manner, development of the post-2015 framework has been consultative, at least via CSO mediated processes. Efforts such as Ground Level Panels (GLPs) by […]

Setting out a framework for the post-2015 framework…

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By Leo Williams (Beyond 2015) and Thea Shahrokh (Participate) What is the vision for global development post the 2015 milestone of the Millennium Development Goals? What is the purpose of a framework in contributing towards this vision? What are the values that will underpin that framework – how will they be reflected throughout its whole […]

Challenging attempts to silence civil society in Uganda

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Stephen Wood Barely a year after the murder of gay rights activist David Kato focussed international attention on the treatment of sexual minorities within Uganda, there is a sense that renewed attacks on freedom for these citizens are growing in momentum once again. Yesterday, a conference organised by Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG), a campaign […]