Civil society


  • Nobel Peace Prize: Tribute to Tunisia's civil society

    Tribute to Tunisia's civil society... AFD, through its support to NGOs and the multi-actor consultation process, is helping to strengthen Tunisia's civil society and its dialogue with the public authorities... On 9 October 2015, the members of the Nobel jury awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to four Tunisian civil society organizations which, in the autumn of 2013, vigorously stood up for the democratic transition, two and a half years after the 2011 revolution
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    Partners- NGO and civil society... Go to the NGOs and Civil Society portal
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    Partners- NGO and civil society... Go to the NGOs and Civil Society portal
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  • Dialogue

    AFD systematically proposes information and dialogue meetings on its sectoral, regional and cross-sectoral strategies with the different sections of French civil society (leaders of the Official Development Assistance policy, parliamentarians, non- governmental stakeholders, enterprises, foundations, researchers, trade union representatives and regional and local authorities) before they are submitted to its Board of Directors
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  • Events

    Veolia Environment Institute, jointly with the US National Research Council Water Science and Technology Board, the Agence Française de Développement and the International Union for Conservation of Nature, will host, under the patronage of the National Academy of Sciences and in association with the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, Conservation International, UNCCD, WRI and Civil Society Mission of the French Embassy
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  • Small-Scale Initiatives PROGRAMME - French Global Environment Facility (FFEM)

    This Programme aims to strengthen the contribution of civil society to the conservation of the Environment by funding local projects... Each project has an original background, responds to the field reality and is the answer of African civil society commitment towards environment preservation. For this second phase of the PPI programme, about 50 projects will be funded by the Programme for the profit of African civil society organisations: local NGOs, local authorities, Small and Medium Enterprises, International NGOs in partnership with strengthening local NGOs
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  • Constant increase in resources for NGO initiatives

    With some EUR 65m committed for 71 new projects, AFD's financing to support the initiatives of civil society organizations continued to increase in 2015. The main objectives remain the same: strengthen civil societies in the South and development education in France... On 29 January 2016, the annual meeting was held between Anne Paugam, Chief Executive Officer of AFD, and the Board of Directors of the NGO platform Coordination Sud. It provided the opportunity to take stock of the relations between AFD and civil society organizations (CSOs
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  • "The world will be greener"

    Well beyond States, COP21 consequently mobilized all actors in the economy and civil society: companies, banks, local authorities, civil society. Investors have understood that taking the green path today will carry fewer risks and more comparative and competitive advantages tomorrow
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  • CEPF launches its Eastern Afromontanes Hotspot Investments in Ethiopia

    This event gathered representatives from civil society, as well as delegates from the Ethiopian Authorities and various donor agencies- including the French Development Agency... CEPF will call for grant proposals from civil society groups ranging from small farming cooperatives and community associations to international organizations
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  • Water and Energy Facilities

    The Water and Energy Facilities are both financed by the intra ACP EDF and aim to strengthen political commitments in favour of access to water and energy, promote better governance, promote balanced partnerships between the public and private sectors and civil society and support regional cooperation for the management of water and energy resources
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