• Peer Learning Across Countries
    Our national chapters comprise more than 1,000 community-based organizations and many networks. Each month they meet at the national and global level — often with topical guest speakers. This month chapter leaders themselves presented strategies and priorities, and Benin presented a case study of successful influence with the health ministry and Benin’s national response strategy.…
  • Community Leaders Fighting COVID-19: A Global Conversation at UNGA75
    On September 16, 2020, the Movement for Community-led Development organized a global conversation around community leaders fighting the COVID-19 pandemic as a side event for the 75th United Nations General Assembly. With speakers from the community, institutional, and policy level, the discussion sought to facilitate a knowledge exchange and advocate for the inclusion of community…
  • Adapting CLD to Covid 19 and Beyond: Government Engagement (Call 5)
    Wednesday, August 19 at 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (EST) Facilitators: Gunjan Veda (MCLD) and Nelly Mecklenberg (Institute for State Effectiveness) During the fifth call in the Adapting CLD to Covid 19 series, participants reflected on government engagement with communities and civil society during the Covid 19 pandemic. This was particularly pertinent in advance of…
  • UNGA75: Relive our event!
    On 16 September, on the margins of the 75th UN General Assembly, we held a webinar to focus attention on the vital role of community leadership in the global fight against COVID-19. Featured Panelist: Bineta Diop; Special Envoy of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on Women, Peace and Security Mme Bineta Diop is…
  • How Communities Hold Development Banks Accountable
    We have all heard horror stories of large-scale development projects destroying the livelihoods of poor communities. How can low-income communities hold international financial institutions such as the World Bank accountable? How can they even find out that these projects are coming their way?