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Using Technology to Engage Citizens with Well-being Statistics – Perspectives from Official Statistics and Government

27 October 2014 09:00 – 17:00 OECD, Paris The use of technology to engage citizens with well-being statistics is a relatively new area, and the purpose of this workshop is to explore experiences and best practices from national statistics offices and governments. Context: The use of technology to engage citizens with well-being statistics is a relatively … Continue reading

Building Capacity to Implement the Post-2015 Development Agenda

SAVE THE DATE – 3rd July 2014 High Level Political Forum Side Event 18:15 – 19:30, 3rd July, Conference Room C, UN HQ, New York This event will explore the potential relationship between the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) and capacity building and innovative practice sharing efforts for national-level sustainable development planning, implementation and monitoring, … Continue reading

UN Forum 2014: Can Britain still cut it on the world stage? Join us for the biggest open debate on global issues

28 June 2014 10:00 – 18:30 Central Hall Westminster Storey’s Gate London SW1H 9NH United Kingdom UNA-UK event On Saturday 28 June 2014, UNA-UK will discuss Britain’s role in today’s world at its acclaimed UN Forum event in Central Hall Westminster. Top UK and UN speakers will explore whether Britain is still a global power, and to what extent … Continue reading

Making data more accessible for society at large: the role of open data, communication and technology

From 11 June 09:00 (GMT) until 24 June 2014! Civicus, Data-Pop Alliance, Open Knowledge, PARIS21, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Ushahidi,Web-COSI and Wikiprogress  Invite you to join this online discussion The purpose of this online discussion is to take a broad look at the opportunities and challenges of using open data, visualisation, and other technology-based approaches … Continue reading

How to influence the post-2015 development agenda

Introducing two new practical guides for good advocacy Thursday 12 June 2014 Webinar [in English]: 10am (EDT- New York) / 3pm (BST- London) Webinar [in French]: 10am (CEST- Central Europe) / 10am (CAT- Central Africa) Friday 13 June 2014 Webinar [in Spanish]: 9am (COT- Colombia) / 4pm (CEST- Central Europe) SD2015 has produced an Advocacy … Continue reading

Pathways to progress in health: lessons from leading performers

5 June 2014 10:00 to 12:30 (GMT +1 (BST)) Venue: Overseas Development Institue, 203 Blackfriars Road, London and streamed online As the Millennium Development Goals draw to a close, there is increasing interest in taking stock and learning from countries seen as leading performers in diverse sectors, including health. Critical questions and topics to be … Continue reading

Financing a transformative post-2015 agenda – how does infrastructure finance fit in?

Event Details: 3 June 2014 15:00 – 18:30 (GMT+02) Faculty Club, University of Athens (Athens, Greece). This high-level meeting will discuss the role of finance and other means of implementation in the post-2015 agenda with a specific focus on infrastructure finance. As part of its ‘Mobilising European Research for Development Policies’ initiative, the European Commission … Continue reading

European Report on Development 2014: Country Illustration Workshops

Financing and other means of implementation in the post-2015 context Dar es Salaam, Port Louis, Quito, Chisinau, Jakarta “How can financial resources be most effectively mobilised and channelled and how can they be combined with non-financial means of implementation, to effectively support a transformative post-2015 agenda?” The 5th European Report on Development (ERD), has commissioned … Continue reading

Post-2015 news

Post2015.org is collating key post-2015 news in a round-up post. You can read today’s selection below: Crowdsourcing initiative on youth in the post-2015 development agenda launched A crowdsourcing initiative for youth priorities in the post-2015 development agenda was launched today, February 19th, by the Office of the UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, in collaboration … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: Water, Sanitation and Sustainable Energy: In the post 2015 development agenda Drawing on inputs from the UN system Task Team, this background paper feeds into a thematic debate on water, sanitation and sustainable energy on the 18-19th of February 2014 at the UN General Assembly. Looking into … Continue reading


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