Events

  • Standing for Human Dignity: #ShiftThePower by Transforming our Language and Actions

    Standing for Human Dignity: #ShiftThePower by Transforming our Language and Actions

    A full-day symposium on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Date: October 2, 2019 On the day he was assassinated, Mahatma Gandhi left behind a message – what he called a “talisman.” He said, we must think of the face of the poorest person we’ve ever seen and ask whether the action we contemplate will […]


  • Mexico’s Municipal School for Community-led Development

    Mexico’s Municipal School for Community-led Development

    The Hunger Project-Mexico has developed and implemented a comprehensive curriculum to empower local stakeholders in mobilizing communities to take change of their own development.


  • Learning from Failure

    Learning from Failure

    July 31, 2019 – Our Learning Working Group organized it’s second special learning event of the year. Objective: To build a culture of sharing and learning from failure as well as apply some standardized tools to help along the way. 10:00 am         Introduction, LWG co-chairs Sia Nowrojee, 3D Program for Girls […]


  • Citizen, Voice and Action (CVA)

    Citizen, Voice and Action (CVA)

    July 17, 2019 – Suzanne Cant of World Vision International presented their experience in social accountability via their CVA methodology.


  • Our time at the 2019 UN High-level political forum

    Our time at the 2019 UN High-level political forum

    This year’s UN High-level Political Forum (HLPF) to track progress on the 2030 Agenda – the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was particularly important to the Movement as Goal 16 – Peace and Inclusive Good Governance – was on the agenda. (Featured photo with the star of the “Citizen-generated Data” session, 14-year-old Roslinda from Indonesia) A […]


  • Power is shifting to communities and INGOs need to be part of it

    Power is shifting to communities and INGOs need to be part of it

    Our world is changing from the ground up. Whether a community-owned pub in the UK, participatory budget-making in Spain, a community endowment fund in Zimbabwe, or a post-earthquake bare-foot volunteer programme in Nepal, local communities are finding new ways of deciding things and doing things for themselves.


  • Dignity, Equality and Social Protection: A Call for Integrated Strategies at CSW

    Dignity, Equality and Social Protection: A Call for Integrated Strategies at CSW

    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 […]


  • Capacity Development

    Capacity Development

    2019-02-27 Special Learning Event 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’ to ‘Capacity Development’: […]


  • Breaking News – Kenya Launch!

    Breaking News – Kenya Launch!

    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 […]