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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: Summary of Targets from Proposals in the SDGs e-Inventory under the OWG’s 19 Focus Areas – A compilation by Stakeholder Forum (Jack Cornforth, Juliette Becuwe and Umberto Sconfienza) of goals and corresponding targets for each of the 19 … Continue reading

Advancing Women’s Empowerment in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States

Written by Shelley Ranii on the Center on International Cooperation blog: “On the topic of gender equality, admirable progress seems to have been made in theEighth Session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) discussion of “Promoting equality, including social equity, gender equality and women’s empowerment.” As the Co-Chairs’ concluding remarks and summary bullet pointssummed … 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: Conflict and the post-2015 development agenda: Perspectives from South Africa South Africa’s role on the continent, and internationally, mean it will be an influential actor when it comes to shaping the post-2015 development agenda – not least in … Continue reading

Fragile states should not be left behind in development co-operation

Written by Habib Mayar, Senior Policy Specialist at the g7+ Secretariat, writing on the Effective Development Cooperation blog: “Of the 7 billion people in the world, 1.5 billion live in situations of conflict and fragility. The g7+ is a voluntary association bringing together ministers and policy makers from fragile and conflict affected situations to share experiences on the common challenges … Continue reading

Peace, Stability, and Post-2015: Part 1 “Why it’s politically sensitive”; Part 2 “How to make progress

Written by Molly Elgin-Cossart and Jennifer Slotin, on the Center for International Cooperation blog: “Numerous global actors and institutions have raised awareness within the development and conflict management communities that large portions of the world’s poor are increasingly concentrated in conflict-affected and fragile states. The UN Peacebuilding Commission, theg7+, the International Dialogue, the International Network on Conflict and Fragility, … Continue reading

Data needs for the Peace and Security agenda

Written by Daniel Hyslop, Research Manager at the Institute for Economics and Peace. This is the 13th post in our blog series on ‘What kind of ‘data revolution’ do we need for post-2015?’. Incorporating violence and security in the post-2015 agenda will be an important step in broadening the meaning of development beyond poverty alleviation. Well established … Continue reading

Post 2015 Objective Peace: Development and Insecurity

By Nic Watkins, on the ISIS Europe blog: ISIS Europe visited the EU Development Days event in Brussels.  Organised by the European Commission, the event brings together development workers looks to build a consensus on a development agenda post 2015. ISIS attended the panel discussion entitled Post 2015: Objective Peace, the search for sustained solutions … Continue reading

Can global development and local peacebuilding work together?

By Jamie Grant, writing on Insight on Conflict: “Can local peacebuilders become a crucial link between the international development industry and some of the most at-risk communities? As the deadline for the UN Millennium Development Goals approaches, Jaimie Gant looks at the opportunities for local peacebuilding organisations in the post-2015 agenda. As the 2015 deadline … Continue reading

Focus on Fragility: Cordaid and the post-2015 development agenda

Cordaid has released a new paper , “Focus on Fragility: Cordaid and the post-2015 development agenda”, outlining its vision for the post-2015 agenda. Acknowledging the progress achieved under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), it notes that fragile situations such as conflicts and disasters have undermined much of the hard work of the past decades. You … Continue reading

The Peace-Prosperity Cycle

Steve Killelea, executive chairman of the Institute for Economics and Peace, writing on Project Syndicate: “At the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which began on September 17, world leaders are laying the foundations of a development agenda to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which expire in 2015. The upcoming Sustainable Development Goals will be based … Continue reading


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