In November, experts from WHO, Save the Children and the People’s Vaccine Campaign spoke with CSOs and community facilitators from around the world on vaccine development, access and safety, and civil-society engagement in the process. Join us on December 9 for the next call in the Adapting CLD programming to Covid 19 series.

  • Covid 19 Vaccine: Access, Preparedness and Information
    In response from community leaders around the world, senior representatives from the WHO and civil society presented an initial briefing on COVID-19 vaccines and the strategies for equitable access and community engagement. Click to read the the key takeaways in English or French.
  • A Reflection on Covid-19 and Community-Led Development: The Journey Thus far
    Wednesday, October 21 at 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (EST) Facilitators: Gunjan Veda (MCLD) and Nelly Mecklenberg (Institute for State Effectiveness) As the Adapting Community-Led Development (CLD) to Covid 19 series moved into its seventh month, participants from around the world took time to reflect on their experiences and discuss what had changed over the…
  • 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…