IFP International Forum of National NGO Platforms Newslletter. Nº 6 - February 2015. Visit our website http://www.ong-ngo.org/
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On the road for Tunis

By Harsh Jaitli, Chief Executive Officer at Voluntary Action Network India (VANI).

But 2015 is also going to be a decisive year for the International Forum of National NGO Platforms (IFP). The network will hold its second General Assembly in march alongside the World Social Forum (WSF) where several important decisions will be made, influencing the internal functioning of our organization but also our strategic orientations. Read the full editorial here

Enjoy your reading! 
 

::News

 

European survey of NGO cost recovery

The UK platform for NGOs, Bond has launched a new campaign on NGO cost recovery.
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Civil society endeavors to include priorities in the agenda during COP-20
Organizations and movements freely expressed their proposals and priorities on issues such as agriculture, sustainability, new models of development, mobility, among others. Read more


The InterAction's NGO Aid Map
The importance of the development and implementation of information technologies must be a constant ally for civil society worldwide. In line with this, InterAction, the national platform of the USA, has elaborated an NGO aid map, in which it displays its associates’ projects georeferencially, all around the world. Read More

Big changes for Seychelles' umbrella platform
The IFP [International Forum of National Platforms of NGOs] member in the Seychelles islands, the Liaison Unit for NGOs (LUNGOS) is going through a significant transformation since the second semester of last year. Read More
 
Black Sea NGO Forum was held in Ukraine
This year’s edition launched a regional consultation with the purpose of starting the process of creating a Strategy of Civil Society in the Black Sea Region.
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Meeting in South Africa promotes exchange among international civil society
Twenty years after Nelson Mandela’s election as president and the end of apartheid, South Africa hosted a major event to celebrate the conquered years of democracy and freedom. Read more
 



::Opinion


2015, a few marking events for the start of an eventful year

By International Forum of National NGO Platforms (IFP).

However, Beyond 2015 pointed the absence of notions such as the eradiation of hunger and malnutrition, the lack of ambition regarding gender equality and women’s rights or regarding citizen’s participation in the post-2015 development. Read More
 

::Agenda


Best Practices Workshop II – Regional Project / Mesa de Articulación

2 march 2015, Guatemala City, Guatemala
The workshop will feature the participation of the Afro-Latin American, Caribbean & Diaspora Women’s Network, along with representatives of 18 national NGO platforms and regional networks in Latin America. Read More 
 

What does the future hold? Finance Workshop

21 february and 14 march 2015, Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch, New Zealand 
2015 is shaping up to be a big year of change -to help you prepare, CID and Crowe Horwath (with many clients from our sector) are offering a sector- specific. Read More


Civil Society Forum CELAC – European Union 2015

19 and 20 march 2015, Brussels, Belgium
In advance of the second Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC for its acronym in Spanish) and the European Union (EU) to be held in June 2015, civil society from both continents will meet. Read More
 

IFP General Assembly

23 and 24 march 2015, Tunis, Tunisia
The General Assembly of the International Forum of National NGOs Platforms (IFP) will be held on March 23rd and 24th in Tunisia, and is deemed to be a defining gathering moment for social movements and civil society organizations worldwide. Read More
 

World Social Forum – Tunisia 2015

24-28 march 2015, Tunis, Tunisia
The WSF 2015 will take place between March 24th and 28th in Tunisia, bringing together a diversity of civil society organizations from around the world. Read More
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