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Hot, Warm and Cooling Topics on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Written by Prof. Richard Heeks, Director, Centre for Development Informatics at the University of Manchester, on the ICTs for Development blog: “The analysis presented in my previous blog entry helped understand the post-2015 development agenda.  But it was static, giving no sense of the dynamics and trends within that agenda.  Those dynamics are important to all development … 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

What global partnership for post-2015?

By Claire Melamed, from the Overseas Development Institute: “If you think agreeing goals on health and education for after 2015 is hard, just wait until the serious conversations start on the ‘global partnership’ that underpins them. All of the most difficult global issues are there: how to sort out the global trading system (something the … Continue reading

Event: Can we really end poverty? A debate on the future of development

Intelligence Squared will be hosting an event, entitled “Can we really end poverty? A debate on the future of development”, on December 5th in London. Read the event description below: “At the 2000 UN Millennium Summit, the largest ever gathering of world leaders pledged to work together to help the world’s poorest people. They agreed … Continue reading

Event: From MDGs to Post-2015 – Global Development in a Changing World

“The North-South Institute, in partnership with the University of Ottawa’s School of International Development and Global Studies, is organizing a special event on the future of global development goals on 14th of November. The event will take stock of the Post-2015 Development Agenda and bring together a range of perspectives on what the priorities for the next set … Continue reading

Creating a world where each child can thrive: SOS Children’s Villages vision for Post-2015

SOS Children’s Villages has released a position paper on the post-2015 development agenda, entitled: ‘Creating a world where each child can thrive: SOS Children’s Villages vision for the Post-2015 Development Agenda’. You can read its abstract below. “As we approach 2015 and the Millennium Development Goals come to an end, it is the time to … Continue reading

2014 World Development Report: Risk and Opportunity – Managing Risk for Development

The 2014 World Development Report has been released by the World Bank. Entitled ‘Risk and Opportunity: Managing Risk for Development’, it looks at how improving risk management can lead to gains in development and poverty reduction. Specifically, improved risk management reduces the negative consequences of shocks and hazards, and enables the pursuit of new opportunities. … Continue reading

An end to poverty? WB’s new strategy unveiling at 2013 Fall Meetings

Read below extracts of commentary from IBON international on the World Bank’s new vision to end poverty by 2030: “Washington, D.C., October 9—The goal to end extreme poverty worldwide by 2030 is now part of the World Bank Group’s (WB) new vision, adopted at its 2013 Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C. in April. The WB … Continue reading

Push to tackle corruption in post-2015 agenda

By Philippa Garson, writing on IRIN: With the realization that corruption is undermining development and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), experts are lobbying the UN to adopt goals and targets on good governance and transparency in the post-2015 development agenda. A high-level anti-corruption panel, co-chaired by UNDP, Transparency International and UNODC, gathered … Continue reading

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