Multi-stakeholder Initiatives

Webinar on Theories of Change and Outcome Mapping to Enhance Planning and M&E for International Advocacy

Innovations for Scaling Impact (iScale) and the Center for Evaluation Innovation, co-hosts of the International Advocacy Evaluation Community of Practice (IAE-CoP), are pleased to present the first in a series of original webinars that explores evaluation approaches and tools that contribute to the improved effectiveness of international advocacy efforts.

Webinar - Increasing the Effectiveness of Networks Working on Global Public Challenges

Since 2008, iScale, with generous support from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), has been working with and examining networks that focus on addressing various global public challenges.  iScale has focused on looking at the role of multi-stakeholder networks as agents of change in addressing these challenges, on understanding the unique needs of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for these networks, and on surfacing tools and methods to improve M&E  in order to increase the effectiveness of these networks. 

Creating a Global Finance System for the 21st Century: An Action Strategy - A Report of the Global Finance Initiative

The report from the Global Finance Initiative on the global finance public policy system. March 2009.

19th Annual Conference on Multi-Organisational Partnerships, Alliances and Networks

07/02/12 (All day) - 07/04/12 (All day)

The Conference on Multi-Organisational Partnerships, Alliances and Networks brings together scholars and practitioners interested in partnerships, alliances and networks between business organizations, civil society organizations and government organizations. This includes public-private partnerships, multi-stakeholder-platforms, business-ngo partnerships, corporate social responsibility, collaborative governance, interactive policy-making, network management, supply chain partnerships, R&D partnerships and business alliances. (Wageningen, the Netherlands)

CSOs as development actors in Busan: mixed results

At the Busan meetings in December 2011, CSOs, for the first time, engaged at a high-level in the discussions. While some positives are noted, the full commitment towards enabling CSOs in the process remains open.

2012 CIVICUS World Assembly

09/05/12 (All day) - 09/07/12 (All day)

The 2012 CIVICUS World Assembly, in Montréal, Canada.

Growing Network Impact: How Nonprofit Networks are Raising the Bar on Results

A Bridgespan research paper that identifies five critical, common elements from nonprofit networks to deliver measurably better results.

What is the role of networks in creating scale?

06/28/11 -- 11:00 AM

Wondering whether and how you might use networks to achieve a greater scale of impact? Grantmakers for Effective Organizations just released a new brief to address the question, and they’re hosting a free webinar and discussion

What Makes and Effective Coalition? Evidence-Based Indicators of Success

Recognizing the limits of individual organizations to create change, many funders and nonprofits choose to invest in coalitions and networks to expand reach, foster collaboration, and enhance outcomes. Unfortunately, few coalitions achieve all of their intended results. What are the crucial ingredients for an effective coalition or network, and how can they be cultivated and evaluated?