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Nepali CSOs hand over People’s Perspectives and Recommendations on 2020 VNR on SDGs to National Planning Commission

The NGO Federation of Nepal/GCAP Nepal, the secretariat of the Nepal SDGs Forum, submitted their civil society perspectives and recommendations for the 2020 Voluntary National Review (VNR) on the progress…
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GCAP Asia statement released on the eve of 7th APFSD

We Are All Vulnerable, But Some More Than Others COVID-19 Worsens Existing Inequalities and Creates New Inequities Download GCAP Asia's statement  We are all vulnerable. But some more than others.…
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Pakistan CSOs Statement on COVID 19 Response by Government

Dated 27 April 2020 Download the full statement by GCAP Pakistan here.  We the undersigned Civil Society Organizations, Networks, Human Rights Defenders and Community Based Organizations gathered through an online…
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Now is the time to take measures based on the principles of the SDGs: Japan Civil Society Network on SDGs Statement on combating COVID-19

Masaaki Ohashi, Atsuko Miwa Co-Chair, Japan Civil Society Network on SDGs 27 March 2020 “Transforming our world into a sustainable society free of poverty, leaving no one behind" is the…
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GCAP Cambodia’s Joint Statement on Covid-19

A Call for Solidarity and Urgent Action in Fighting Covid-19 30 March 2020 The world has been shocked by the Coronavirus 2019 [COVID–19] pandemic, with the confirmation globally by the…
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An Appeal for Solidarity and Support to Cope with the Coronavirus (COVID 19) Pandemic in Nepal

By GCAP Nepal / NGO Federation of Nepal While the world is grappling with the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Nepal also starts being affected and five cases are declared…
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GCAP Afghanistan / Afghanistan Global Civil Society Consortium Joint Statement on Prevention of Covid-19

This joint statement has been signed by the following 5 Coordination Bodies: Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has become the world's biggest threat. This new virus has no cure yet and prevention…
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Statement from GCAP Pakistan on COVID-19 Outbreak

GCAP Pakistan together with other Pakistani CSOs have issued a statement amid the national COVID-2019 outbreak: "We appreciate the announcement of almost 1.2 Trillion Rupees Special Package to address Corona…
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WNTA Statement on COVID-19 Emergency in India

Wada Na Todo Abhiyan WNTA/GCAP India has published a statement on the impact of the COVID-19 emergency in India: "93% of labour in India work in the informal sector –…
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Sustainable Development Goals in India: Ambitious, but Achievable

by Pradeep Baisakh (GCAP) and Amitabh Behar (OXFAM India) This paper focuses on the discussion around the role of civil society in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), starting from its…
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The 100 Hotspots: Excluded Communities and SDGs in India – new report

Wada Na Todo Abhiyan (WNTA)/GCAP India has created a new inequality study The 100 Hotspots: Excluded Communities and SDGs in India, which captures the structural aspects of vulnerability of some…
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PyeongChang Global Peace Forum – linking peace with the SDGs

Several GCAP members attended the PyeongChang Global Peace Forum in South Korea from 9-11 February 2019, including GCAP Global Co-Chair Beckie Malay, Abdul Awal from Bangladesh, Aoi Hioruchi from Japan,…
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