Events

  • 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 […]


  • Launching the Kenya Chapter

    Launching the Kenya Chapter

    The Kenya Chapter was launched at Heifer House at an event attended by more than 100 dignitaries and community activists.


  • All Human Beings

    All Human Beings

    The final post in our series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Photo: United Nations. On December 10, 1948 the newly established General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration for Human Rights (UDHR). No nation voted against it, although a few, like Saudi Arabia, abstained. That means today is the […]


  • Women Saving the Earth

    Women Saving the Earth

    Thirteenth in the series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Photo: NASA December 7, 1972 – On the last Apollo mission to the moon, astronauts took a photo now known as the “Blue Marble” photo – very likely the most reproduced photo in history – the first ever “whole earth” photo. As a […]