Outcomes

In this section, you will find an overview of the main outcomes of the Open Forum process:

The International Framework for CSO Development Effectiveness (Siem Reap Consensus)

- The outcome of the Open Forum consultation process with thousands of CSOs, led for and by civil society from across the globe
- The first ever statement from global civil society on the effectiveness of our work in development
- Legitimate long-term reference for CSOs worldwide as the basis for improving the effectiveness and quality of CSO development work at national, regional and international levels
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Principles for CSO Development Effectiveness (Istanbul Principles):

- The 8 Istanbul Principles for CSO Development Effectiveness are an integral part of the International Framework for CSO Development Effectiveness AND a distinct globally acknowledged reference of effective development work for CSOs worldwide.
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Implementation Toolkit and Advocacy Toolkit

- Guidance documents to support context-specific implementation and advocacy by civil society organizations (CSOs) worldwide
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Practitioner’s Activity Guide

- Collection of group activities to facilitate strategic planning for country level implementation of the Principles for CSO Development Effectiveness.
- Aims to train CSO practitioners to transmit the concepts and collective experience behind the International Framework and the accompanying Toolkits and Help CSOs take those first conceptual and planning steps on the path to improving their effectiveness with the Principles for CSO Development Effectiveness
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CSO Effectiveness Wiki

- open online platform where civil society practitioners interested in and working towards improving the impact of their work in development, can access and share tools, resources and case studies with others also working on improving their effectiveness.
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Istanbul Principles Icons

- On this page, you will find the image icons of the 8 Istanbul Principles and the Enabling Environmet logo in differect sizes, languages, and formats - you can download them and use in your own materia!
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Activities leading up to the International Framework for CSO Development Effectiveness

- Please refer to the Activities section to view the reports that led up to the agreement of the International Framework for CSO Development Effectiveness including numerous reports from the national, regional and thematic consultations of the Open Forum.

Activities following the Busan Partneship

- Please refer to the Post Busan Activities section to view the reports on consulations around implementation of the Busan Partnership agreement and the International Framework for CSO Development Effectiveness.