Capacity Building Networks

Capacity.org
www.capacity.org
This site is intended for practitioners and policy-makers who work in or on capacity development in international cooperation in the South. It has a magazine element which commissions interesting articles from people involved in capacity development. It also points to a good range of networks, organisations and individuals doing – or thinking about – capacity development including donor perspectives and projects.

OneWorld Capacity Building Guide
www.uk.oneworld.net/guides/capacitybuilding
The site offers news from social justice organisations. Some news items about state level capacity initiatives and some on community development activities, but the bulk of the content is focused on NGO organisational capacity building programmes, particularly with regard to Information and Communication Technology. You can find a range of editors and contributors.

learningforsustainability.net – supporting collaboration, integration & innovation
http://learningforsustainability.net
This site aims to provide a practical resource for those who work with communities (in the wider sense of the term) to help them identify and adopt more sustainable practices.

UPR-info.org
www.upr-info.org
UPR-info.org is a project of UPR Info, a non-profit and non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Geneva,
Switzerland. UPR Info intends to both raise awareness and provide capacity-building tools to the different actors of the UPR process, such as United Nations Member States, NGOs, National Human Rights Institutions and civil society in general. You will find on this website OHCHR summaries and compilations, summaries of each review, reports of the Working Group, final outcomes with recommendations, webcasts of the UPR sessions, press statements by NGOs and analyses by UPR Info and other NGOs as well as detailed explanations on how to engage in the process.

World Bank Institute (WBI) Capacity Development Resource Centre
www.worldbank.org/capacity
This website provides an overview of the literature, case studies, lessons learned, and good practices pertaining to capacity development. It also includes links to international and local capacity development agencies and other knowledge resources. It features some information about World Bank, and in particular WBI, projects, research, and thinking related to capacity development but also features resources from other organisations. It has a useful section on donor policies and approaches to capacity.

capacity4dev.eu
http://capacity4dev.ec.europa.eu
Capacity4dev.eu is a growing online community for development practitioners. This interactive platform was set up by EuropeAid to enhance knowledge through the exchange of practices on effective international cooperation.

European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)
www.ecdpm.org
The ECDPM builds practical and theoretical understandings of capacity through reviewing capacity development projects, undertaking research, and promoting dialogue and reflection. The research programme on Capacity Change and Performance is pushing thinking on capacity within development processes. The website contains a huge range of papers, case studies, reports from policy dialogues, etc. generated through the programme, details of past and forthcoming events and useful links to other organisations involved in capacity development.

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