This document will guide work and represent the foundations of the new CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) that was launched December 9 2012 in Nairobi Kenya.

Civil Society leaders and representatives launched the new CSO Platform Post-Busan, The CSO Partership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE), after the First Global Council Meeting of CPDE in Nairobi, Kenya last 8-9 December 2012. The CPDE will act as the collective successor of BetterAid and Open Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness, and will unite CSOs from around the world on the issue of development effectiveness, particularly in the context of the Busan Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (BPd) and the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC).

Fifty CSO leaders representing different regions and sectors endorsed the Nairobi Declaration for Development Effectiveness which guides the work and represents the foundation of CPDE.