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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: Progress for Children: Beyond Averages: Learning from the MDGs – This UNICEF report encourages nations to go beyond national averages when assessing progress, showing that an equality approach using disaggregated data can accelerate Goal achievement. UNICEF conducted analyses for major … Continue reading

Country priorities for data development: what does history tell us?

​Foreign donors can be instrumental in building effective statistical capacity but run the risk of driving through their own agendas, rather than following a national strategy. To make this less likely, this report, by Amina Khan, Joseph Wales and Elizabeth Stuart, considers the question: what are country priorities and how should they condition donor investments in statistcs?  … Continue reading

What are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to be agreed in September and come into effect on 1 January 2016, will guide international development and cooperation for the next 15 years. According to the draft released this month, they will be aspirational goals, intended to provide a reference for setting national priorities, in rich and poor countries … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Bringing the SDGs to life: real change for real people – This new animation, from the International Institute For Environment and Development, is designed to communicate what the SDGs are, why they are needed, and why we need to take collective action. It covers all 17 Sustainable Development Goals in three minutes. Indicators for sustainable consumption and production … Continue reading

Developing indicators for the Sustainable Development Goals: Reflections on the work of the IAEG-SDGs

This post is written by Eve de la Mothe Karoubi, Jessica Espey, and Guido Schmidt-Traub (SDSN Secretariat) and first appeared on the SDSN blog. Indicators will be the backbone of monitoring progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) welcomes the establishment of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators … 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: Draft Conclusions of the First Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators: The main conclusions of the meeting, held 1-2 June at UNHQ, are outlined here with a detailed report to follow. … Continue reading

Zero draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The zero draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit in September 2015, which will adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda, has been published. Entitled ‘Transforming our World by 2030 – a New Agenda for Global Action‘, the zero draft covers the four components of the Agenda: an opening Declaration; the Sustainable Development Goals and … 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: Means of implementation and the global partnership for sustainable development: what’s in it for emerging economies? – This Overseas Development Institute report, by Paula Lucci, Amina Khan and Elizabeth Stuart, outlining what they stand to gain or lose from a … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating recent key post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection: Impact of climate change on Least Developed Countries: are the SDGs possible? – This International Institute for Environment and Development briefing, by Helena Wright, Saleemul Huq and Jonathan Reeves, takes each of the SDGs in turn and analyses the evidence on … Continue reading

Exclusion in household surveys: causes, impacts and ways forward

The 2013 call of the High Level Panel on Post-2015 for a ‘data revolution’, echoed in the recent report of the Independent Expert Advisory Group (IEAG) on the data revolution, has given renewed impetus to data collection efforts to ensure that ‘no one is left behind’. Household surveys are the workhorse of MDG data reporting … Continue reading

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