As the post-2015 High-Level Panel holds its first meeting, Claire Melamed offers her take on the options: “the panel’s job is to prioritise between the 101 good ideas that are out there, and to tell a story explaining the decisions they have made which is convincing enough to persuade others that it’s the right way … Continue reading
One of the recurring themes in the debate about the post-2015 agenda is the role that growth and employment issues should have within it. While there is a great deal of discussion about how to include growth in a new global development framework after 2015, specific proposals remain relatively thin. In this paper, Gina Bergh, ODI Research Officer, and … Continue reading
Linking development and environmental objectives through policy initiatives is not an easy task. In this Background Note, Claire Melamed, Head of ODI’s Growth, Poverty and Inequality Programme, Andrew Scott, ODI Research Fellow and Tom Mitchell, Head of ODI’s Climate Change Programme set out to explain why reconciling the two agendas has been so difficult at a practical level, and … Continue reading
There’s no shortage of advice for the Heads of State and other officials meeting in Rio next month to discuss sustainable development. An internet search on ‘Rio+20 must’ turned up 45,000 results, with imperatives ranging from the top level (‘build a new economic order’; ‘empower the grassroots’; ‘guarantee a right to the future’) to the … Continue reading
“We’ve known for a while that David Cameron will be one of the co-chairs of the UN Secretary-General’s panel on what comes after the MDGs, when they expire in 2015. Today the SG announced the other two co-chairs: President Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, and President Yudhoyono of Indonesia.” New blog by Dr. Claire Melamed, Head of Growth, Poverty … Continue reading
Dr. Claire Melamed’s handy cut-out-and-keep guide to the three possible post-2015 frameworks which seem to be implied by current discussions.
New blog by Dr. Claire Melamed, Head of Growth, Poverty and Inequality at ODI: ‘Time to gamble on development goals‘.
In this paper, Claire Melamed, Head of Growth, Poverty and Inequality at the Overseas Development Institute, considers some of the current proposals for integrating inequality into a post-2015 framework. Download ‘putting inequality in the post-2015 picture’.
It’s just under 1400 days until the end of 2015 – the date which marks the expiry of the Millennium Development Goals. These goals, agreed in 2000, have for the last 12 years provided a globally agreed framework for defining and measuring progress on global poverty. One testament to their success is that the debate … Continue reading
New blog by Dr. Claire Melamed, Head of Growth, Poverty and Inequality at ODI: ‘Gender is just one of many inequalities that generate poverty and exclusion‘