CAFOD have engaged extensively in the post-2015 arena, as co-chairs of the Beyond 2015 campaign and as an independent agency. Drawing on the dozens of meetings, reading and engagement CAFOD have had in recent months, the first part of this paper synthesises their understanding of what is currently being planned on post-2015 policymaking, focusing particularly … Continue reading
In this paper, Claire Melamed, Head of Growth, Poverty and Inequality at the Overseas Development Institute, considers some of the current proposals for integrating inequality into a post-2015 framework. Download ‘putting inequality in the post-2015 picture’.
When: 23 June 2012 Where: B33, Malet St building, Birkbeck College Organiser: Birkbeck College, University of London This workshop seeks to address the following question – Where is the development industry heading and how can Development Studies set the agenda? Birkbeck are inviting alumni to present papers of 15-20 minutes that address these issues. If you are interested … Continue reading
When: 20 – 22 June 2012 Where: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Organiser: UN At the Rio+20 Conference, world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups, will come together to shape how we can reduce poverty, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection on an ever more crowded … Continue reading
European Seminar When: 24 and 25 May 2012 Where: Brussels Organiser: European Taskforce of Beyond 2015 Deadline for registration: 4th May 2012 The Beyond 2015 European Taskforce is organising an international seminar to begin elaborating a European civil society’s position on the post-2015 development framework. Experts in all the key fields from academia, think tanks … Continue reading
When: 15th and 16th May 2012 Where: Tokyo, Japan Organiser: UNDP A UNDP thematic meeting on growth, structural change and employment.
When: 8 May 2012 13:00-14:30 Where: House of Commons Organiser: An ODI, All Party Parliamentary Group on Debt, Aid and Trade, All Party Parliamentary Group on Overseas Development and Institute of Development Studies public event. Audio available on ODI’s website. This summer’s United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) will centre on the ambition to … Continue reading
Download the OECD’s discussion paper ‘Global development goals beyond 2015’. The aim of the paper is to promote the OECD Development Assistance Committee’s (DAC) reflections on its potential contributions to UN-led discussions on the post-2015 development framework.
It’s just under 1400 days until the end of 2015 – the date which marks the expiry of the Millennium Development Goals. These goals, agreed in 2000, have for the last 12 years provided a globally agreed framework for defining and measuring progress on global poverty. One testament to their success is that the debate … Continue reading
New blog by Dr. Claire Melamed, Head of Growth, Poverty and Inequality at ODI: ‘Gender is just one of many inequalities that generate poverty and exclusion‘