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Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating recent key post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection: Impact of climate change on Least Developed Countries: are the SDGs possible? – This International Institute for Environment and Development briefing, by Helena Wright, Saleemul Huq and Jonathan Reeves, takes each of the SDGs in turn and analyses the evidence on … 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: The challenge of measuring SDG 16: What role for African regional frameworks? – This ECDPM discussion paper examines how SDG 16 should be measured to encourage positive improvements, argues that a better understanding of the targets is required, and argues … 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: Progress of the world’s women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realising Rights – This flagship report by UN Women is divided into four chapters on challenges for public policy; transforming work for women; social policy; and an enabling macroeconomic environment. It offers … Continue reading

Monitoring spending in a post-2015 world: How can it work?

This post was written by Paolo de Renzio, International Budget Partnership Two big meetings related to the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will take place in the coming months: the Financing for Development conference, and the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda. This has shifted focus to the short-term negotiations that will decide the shape … Continue reading

Combining finance and policies to implement a transformative post-2015 development agenda

The fifth edition of the European Report on Development (ERD 2015), launched in May 2015, has the theme of “Combining finance and policies to implement a transformative post-2015 development agenda”. It aims to address financing and other means of implementation in the post-2015 context in order to bring the post-2015 finance and goal setting processes together. The … Continue reading

April 2015: Five Headlines from a Big Month for the Data Revolution

This blog post is written by Sarah T. Lucas, Program Officer, Global Development and Population, at the Hewlett Foundation If the history of the data revolution were written today, it would include three major dates. May 2013, when the High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda first coined the phrase “data revolution.” November 2014, … 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: CBDR in the Post-2015 Development Agenda  – This article, by Alvin K Leong, analyzes CBDR in the context of the intergovernmental decisions underpinning the Post-2015 Development Agenda, and proposes a paradigm – the conceptualization of CBDR contextualized by “different … Continue reading

Is a Data Revolution underway, and if so, who will benefit?

Written by Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva, Oxfam’s Head of Research, at the ODI’s Cartagena Data Festival, on Oxfam’s From Poverty To Power blog A spectre is haunting the hallways of the international bureaucracy and national statistical offices – the spectre of the data revolution.  Now, that might suggest a contradiction in terms or the butt of a joke … 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: Governance Trends in the Intergovernmental Sustainable Development Discourse: A Text Analysis – This Institute for Global Environmental Strategies working paper by Simon Olsen and Eric Zusman outlines the trends on governance in intergovernmental negotiations on sustainable development over the last … Continue reading

The growing access to digital technologies could fundamentally transform developing economies

Written by Chris de Bode on SciDevNet The move from hunter-gathering to the age of farming and the dawn of the Industrial Revolution 12,000 years later mark seminal transitions in human history, lifestyle and wellbeing. Now in the digital age, our civilisation may be in the midst of another equally great transformation. The age of … Continue reading

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