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Exploring new funding approaches for civil society.

05 November 2020

This toolkit is for civil society networks and organisations interested in improving their practices around funding, financial sustainability and in influencing the donors supporting them. Watch the video where Forus, SPONG, InterAction and Bond share their experiences on accessing funding as NGO networks here:

UnMute campaign

03 July 2020

This year UN High-Leval Political Forum will take place on July 7-6. For the first time forum will be completely virtual. Forus would like to invite you to join the #UNmute campaign and to paricipate to our social media actions.

Guidelines for CSO shadow reports monitoring the implementation of Agenda 2030 at national level

01 July 2018

Developed by the Secretariat with inputs from Forus members the purpose of these guidelines is to assist CSOs in producing effective shadow reports to monitor their government’s implementation of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development at a national level. The document is intended as a helpful set of guidelines that can be drawn upon by CSOs who want to know how to develop and use their Shadow Reports so as to influence the implementation of Agenda 2030 in their countries.

Everything you need to know about the VNR process

01 June 2018

The purpose of this Forus Briefing Document: “Everything you need to know about the VNR process” is to provide a useful introduction to, and links for VNR-related resource materials. The Briefing Document also aims to share with you the experiences of CSOs in other countries who have engaged with their government’s VNR process, and to help you to identify best practice.

Checklist - Is your NGO ready to monitor and implement SDGs

01 June 2018

This checklist is aimed at NGOs who are engaging with the monitoring and implementation of the SDGs. Its purpose is to try to help NGOs to be more effective through being more systematic in the way that they approach areas such as capacity development, cross-sectoral collaboration, public awareness raising, engaging with governments and many others.

Advocacy Toolkit on Post-2015 Agenda

18 June 2018

This advocacy toolkit is an output of the Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015) programme, a multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in collaboration with UN DESA. The SD2015 programme aims to increase stakeholder participation in the process to negotiate a new global framework to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development Agenda. SD2015 provides tools and opportunities for all stakeholders to input to this agenda and help build a more sustainable future, through five focus areas: raising awareness; increasing engagement; empowering stakeholders; coordinating advocacy; and strengthening governance.