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Governance and accountability post-2015

Written by Anthony Davis, Children’s Rights Policy Advisor for Plan International. An important and timely event was held last Monday, in the midst of continued mutterings and musings on the content and scope of post-2015 framework at the UN General Assembly. The event aimed to spark a discussion on the role of young people in strengthening … Continue reading

We must continue to make the case for transparency in the post-2015 agenda

Written by Jeannet Lingán, Advocacy Manager at Publish What You Fund After months of discussion – and at times, confusion – we are finally able to see the light at the end of the post-2015 development agenda tunnel. This comes in the form of two much anticipated publications: the outcome of the Open Working Group on … Continue reading

Time for a new partnership between policy makers and marginalised groups

Written by Thea Shahrokh from the Institute of Development Studies on the Development Progress blog: “People who are most marginalised and living in greatest poverty around the world want to develop their own futures and shape the policies and programmes that affect them. According to participatory research in 29 countries conducted by the Participate PRG, people are calling, loud … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: Governance and the Post-2015 development framework: a civil society proposal This proposal was drafted by 50 civil society organizations, and was coordinated by the Transparency and Accountability Initiative. It argues that open, inclusive, accountable and effective governance need to be placed … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: Sixth Session of the Open Working Group (OWG) of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) The 6th session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is now underway at UNHQ in New York. OWG … Continue reading

Targeting the rule of law

Article by Cherie Blair, on the Law Society Gazette: “In September, the United Nations General Assembly met in New York to debate the future of the international development agenda. This meeting represented another step in the vital process of deciding what follows the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that are due to expire in 2015. Many … Continue reading

Transitional Justice and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Pablo Greiff, Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence presented his report to the UN General Assembly on Monday October 28th 2013. In the associated speech, he warned that “unaddressed human rights violations are spoilers of sustainable development”, and called for UN member states to include goals on access … Continue reading

Open Government and the Post 2015 Development Framework

The Open Government Partnership is holding an event today in London entitled ‘Open Government and the Post 2015 Development Framework’. Read the event brief below. “The international community is currently defining new development goals – to finish the job of theMillennium Development Goals, and deliver on the vision of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development held … Continue reading

Promoting and enforcing the rule of law in post-2015 – view from Jamaica

Article by Nigel Gayle, writing in the Jamaica Observer: “A call for Jamaica to support the inclusion of Access to Justice and the Rule of Law on the post-2015 UN’s development agenda and as a goal. The rule of law is the linchpin to eradicate corruption, crime, inequality, and poverty, some of the main problems … Continue reading

The Next Development Goals: Do we need a Data Revolution or an Accountability Revolution?

By Lawrence Haddad, director of the Institute of Development Studies, writing on Development Horizons: “So, 23 months and counting till the next Development Goals are announced in New York in September 2015. Today, together with Camilla Toulmin of IIED and Kevin Watkins of ODI, I was at a breakfast meeting of the All Party Group … Continue reading

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January 1st, 2016
13 months to go.

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