“The U.N.-led process for determining the next round of global development goals is officially underway… Simply put, these high-stakes discussions will set the development agenda for a generation and will likely influence how hundreds of billions of dollars are spent by both developing country and donor governments. But something is missing: the views of the world’s poorest citizens.
“Six months ago, I proposed a radical, yet simple, idea. Why not ask the world’s ordinary citizens, namely the poorest and most marginalized, what they really want out of the new global development goals? Let’s hand the microphone to those who stand to benefit the most from the new development agenda.”
New blog by Ben Leo, Global Policy Director, One: ‘It’s Time to Ask the World’s Poor What They Really Want’