Thursday, 4 June 2009

June 23-24, 2009: CSO Development Effectiveness Conference - still some places available!

The International Conference on Civil Society Organisations Development Effectiveness in Prague (June 23-24, Venue: Hotel Pyramida) is the main event of the Czech NGDO platform FoRS – Czech Forum for Development Co-operation – during the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The conference is an official accompanying event of the Czech Presidency and will be held under the auspices of Jan Kohout, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

The objective of the conference is to discuss and formulate the CSO principles of development effectiveness and thus actively join the global process of the Open Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness (

The main conference blocks are as follows:
- Presentation of the global process of CSO development effectiveness, including its European level and the vision of developing countries
- Workshops where development effectiveness principles will be discussed
- Multi-stakeholders debate on the global process of CSO development effectiveness
- Agreement on key CSO development effectiveness principles

Download the full programme from:
Download the registration form from:

Please note that the deadline for registration is 9 June 2009. After this date, the organisers cannot guarantee accommodation.

For more information, please visit or contact Ineke Adriaens (

This project is funded by the European Union and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

Information provided by Ineke Adriaens, FoRS

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