This section features information related to the CSO Forum, which will be organized immediately prior to the Third Financing for Development (FfD) Conference. The CSO Forum will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on July 11-12, 2015, and will be se-organized by the CSO FfD Group. An opening reception will take place on the evening of July 10, 2015.
The objectives of the CSO Forum are the following:
- To inform participating CSOs on the state of play of the official process and coordinate civil society participation to the Third FfD Conference;
- To develop a collective CSO Forum Declaration as well as the CSO messages for the FfD Conference Roundtables, the CSO FfD Group-led side events and any other opportunities that might emerge;
- To plan and organize future areas of CSO engagement on Financing for Development, beyond the Third FfD Conference.
The CSO FfD Group established a working group to elaborate the preliminary agenda of the CSO Forum.