Every year, thousands of women’s rights activists from around the world converge on UN Headquarters in New York to push world leaders ever closer - inch by inch - to realizing the vision of women’s full and equal participation. This year’s 63rd session on the Commission on the Status of Women paid special attention to … Continue reading Dignity, Equality and Social Protection: A Call for Integrated Strategies at CSW
2019-02-27 Special Learning Event https://youtu.be/k8bb_Q6m04w Full recording This was the first Learning Session organized by the newly-formed CLD Learning Working Group, which evolved from the Locus Learning Working Group. Co-chairs: Matt Lineal (Nuru International) and Sia Nowrojee (3D Program for Girls and Women) Brian Viani, Leadership & Training Strategic Advisor, Nuru International, From ‘Capacity Building’ … Continue reading Capacity Development
PRESS RELEASE The Community-led Development (CLD) Movement Launches Kenya Chapter NAIROBI, 30 January 2018 –The Community-led Development (CLD) Movement today unveiled the CLD Kenya Chapter at the Heifer International grounds in Nairobi. The Movement is an alliance of civil societies seeking the widespread adoption of grassroots initiatives to empower communities to become the authors of … Continue reading Breaking News – Kenya Launch!
Presentation at the October 31, 2018 global meeting of the Movement for Community-led Development presented by Ebele Achor, Interim Global Director Capacity Development at Pact. Presentation in PDF formatDownload https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3N3pYykRZcU
On September 21, 2018 Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne presented an in-depth look at the the philosophy and approach of the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement of Sri Lanka - a pioneering organizations in community-led development that reaches 15,000 villages - 2/3 of all villages in the country. https://youtu.be/MCBZy1C215k
To achieve SDGs, it is critical that youth work actively into the pursuit of the goals. Youth of today tend to be more
educated, technologically adept, and resilient to diseases that previous generations were not resilient to.
On our July 2018 call, Kavita Mathew of GlobalGiving India shared the findings from visits to their partner organizations across 18 states of India to assess the degree to which they are community-led.
December 10 is Human Rights Day - the anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. I recently attended a meeting with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, a distinguished statesman who must deal on a daily basis with the most horrific violators of human … Continue reading The struggle for human rights starts in the community
Dr. Paul S. Zeitz, former director of Data Revolution at the U.S. State Department and now at movement member Global Development Incubator, presented the concept for accountability in localizing the SDGs at the October global meeting of the Movement for Community-Led Development (CLD). Paul's slides In addition, click here to download the pdf of his … Continue reading SDGs Compacts 2020