Written by Yilmaz Akyuz, Chief Economist of the South Centre on the Inter Press Service The United Nations’ Post-2015 Development Agenda should not simply extend the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), or reformulate the goals, but focus instead on global systemic reforms and secure an accommodating international environment for sustainable development. The MDGs are based on a … Continue reading
Read below and extract from Beyond 2015’s ‘Reflections on who we are and where we are going’: “Space for many voices As well as our participating organisations, the campaign often works with other organisations, campaigns, coalitions, networks and civil society groupings as part of a global movement calling for a just and sustainable world for … Continue reading
Beyond 2015 are putting together position statements for each of the UN thematic consultations. The following four inputs have been completed to date: Inequalities Health Environmental sustainability Food security and nutrition Beyond 2015 are also beginning to focus on what the ‘content’ of a post-2015 framework should look like and have put in place an open, participatory process … Continue reading
The Executive Committee of Beyond 2015 has released a press statement on the UN Secretary General’s announcement of the High-Level Panel on Post-2015 and its terms of reference. A more in-depth analysis will follow in the coming days. Read the statement in full: ‘Beyond 2015 reaction to High Level Panel announcement’.
On 12 July 2012, Mwangi Waituru, representing the Beyond 2015 campaign, together with other civil society leaders from the African continent, met with Her Excellency President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia. The delegation set out to bring the voice of African Civil Society to President Johnson Sirleaf as one of the three newly appointed co-chairs … Continue reading