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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: Workshop: Embedding the environment in the Post-2015 Agenda The workshop which involved civil society and think tank representatives from around the world was held in Berlin on 27-28th of January. Jointly organised by Adelphi, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik … 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: 8th Session of the OWG The 8th Session of the Open Working Group (OWG 8) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) started on Monday 3rd of February. It will last until the 7th, and will be the final “stock-taking” meeting of the group. OWG 8 … 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: 8th Session of the OWG The 8th Session of the Open Working Group (OWG 8) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) started yesterday on Monday 3rd of February. It will last until the 7th, and will be the final “stock-taking” meeting of … Continue reading

Partnering with business for effective development

Written by Justine Greening, British Secretary of State for International Development, on the Effective Development Cooperation blog: “[...] The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation aims to build a partnership to identify practical actions for delivering the post-2015 development agenda. Its first High Level Meeting in Mexico in April will convene over 160 countries, international organisations, business … Continue reading

Aid for Trade – Adding Value to the Post-2015 Development Agenda

By Yonov Frederick Agah, Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organisation,writing on Business Fights Poverty: The Aid-for-Trade Initiative was launched at the 2005 Hong Kong WTO Ministerial Conference to address supply-side capacity and trade-related infrastructure constraints that can prevent developing countries from converting trade opportunities into trade flows. Eight years on, at the Ninth Ministerial Conference on 3-6 December … Continue reading

A new global partnership with business: building a post-2015 development framework to achieve sustainable prosperity in Africa

Business Action For Africa, the Harvard Kennedy School and the Partnering Initiative have released a new report entitled “A new global partnership with business: building a post-2015 development framework to achieve sustainable prosperity in Africa”. It examines the interdependent and dynamic business and development landscapes in Africa, and uses case studies to guide future endeavours. … Continue reading

Private sector redoubles MDG efforts

Article by Devex, appearing in eudevdays.eu: “Not only governments are fully committed to meeting the Millennium Development Goals — the private sector also wants to step up to the challenge. World leaders on Wednesday agreed on how to kick off the debate on the post-2015 framework through a common set of goals for both rich … Continue reading

What we can do to help business in post-2015

Written by William Smith, Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute: “There is huge interest now within the international development community on the role of business in development, including how business can contribute to achievement of the Millennium Development Goals or to a new post-2015 development framework. Often, this debate is framed in terms of how governments or … Continue reading

Can business help achieve water sustainability goals beyond 2015?

By Jason Morrison, in  GreenBiz: “Can business help achieve water-related sustainability goals in a post-2015 world? The answer is an emphatic “yes.” In fact, the private sector accounts for the majority of global water use, when including both industrial use and agriculture-based supply chains. One could argue that achieving such goals without direct business involvement … Continue reading

Scaling up cross-sector collaboration: what are the challenges?

By Darian Stibbe, Executive Director, The Partnering Initiative: “Achieving the post-2015 development agenda will require the use of partnership at an unprecedented scale…If we are to hope to deliver the post-2015 development agenda, we need to begin to implement actions that will help make partnerships happen at a scale that will dwarf our current efforts. We need … Continue reading

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