Open Forum meetings and reports

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Second Global Assembly Report - June 2011, Siem Reap, Cambodia

You can download copies of the Open Forum Global Assembly Report of Proceedings here.

Also, visit the Global Assembly page


Regional Consolidation Workshop for Europe, 14 - 15 May, Brussels, Belgium

You can download the Regional Report here

You can view the topics addressed in plenary session and workshops and download the corresponding presentation here


First Global Assembly Summary Report- September 2010, Istanbul, Turkey

You can download copies of the Open Forum Global Assembly Summary Report in English, French and Spanish. You can also click here for more information and presentations from the event.


Writing Workshop, CONCORD Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium - August 2010

The Open Forum hosted a Writing Workshop on the 18th and 19th of August in Brussels, Belgium. We welcomed our Outreach Officers and our Draft Framework report writers each of whom presented preliminary regional reports, synthesis reports and brainstormed over the agenda for the upcoming Global Assembly. To learn more about the presentations and the outcomes of the workshop, please click here.


Conference on development effectiveness of Civil Society Organisations, Prague - June 2009

The international conference "Civil Society Organisations Development Effectiveness" was organised by the Czech NGDO platform FoRS in close cooperation with CONCORD.

The conference gathered over 170 representatives of civil society organisations (CSOs), donors and governments from nearly 50 countries from Africa, Asia, the Pacific, Europe, and Latin and North America. They discussed principles for CSO development effectiveness, the specific role of CSOs in development and the conditions set by donors and governments for CSOs.

Participants adopted a conference statement that proposes avenues for future discussions on CSO development effectiveness within the Open Forum.

To learn more about the conference and its outcomes, please click here


GFG Meeting, Prague - June 2009

The Global Facilitation Group of the Open Forum had its second meeting on 21 and 22 June in Prague at the margins of the International Conference on CSO Development Effectiveness. Please find the meeting report here


GFG Meeting, Kuala Lumpur - January 2009

The Global Facilitation Group had its first full meeting in Kuala Lumpur. Click here to see the report. During this meeting, they also decided on the Open Forum Work Plan and Fundraising Strategy