Thematic Consultations

Open Forum Thematic Consultations

As part of the CSO consultation process of the Open Forum, civil society also undertook six (6) cross-cutting thematic consultations. These were:

- CSOs and Gender
- Trade Unions
- International CSOs (ICSOs)
- CSOs and the Environment
- CSOs working in Situations of Conflict
- CSOs working with Marginalized Groups

All of these thematic consultations were global in nature, and all fed into the final outcome of the Open Forum process: the International Framework for CSO Development Effectiveness. You can click on the links below to visit the page of each thematic consultation, as well as the outcomes and messages from each thematic consultation.


ThemeRegionCoordinating bodyReports and Associated Documents
CSOs and Gender (Click to visit the consultation web page)VariousALOP, APWLD, KARAT, Women for ChangeSummary Global Report on Gender Equality and Development Effectiveness
Trade Unions (Click to visit the consultation web page)Africa and Latin AmericaITUCTrade Unions Principles on Aid Effectiveness
International CSOs (Click to visit the consultation web page)VariousBerlin Civil Society CenterICSO position paper
CSOs and the Environment (Click to visit the consultation web page)VariousWWFConsultation Report
CSOs working in Situations of Conflict (Click to visit the consultation web page)VariousCIVICUSConsultation Report
CSOs working with Marginalized Groups (Click to visit the consultation web page)Asia and AfricaPCFSConsultation Report