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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: Preparatory materials for the 10th session of the OWG on SDGs – The Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals have released a number of documents in preparation for its 10th session taking place from … 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: Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals: Eight clusters for the focus areas - The co-chairs of the OWG have released a lightly-revised set of 19 focus areas in advance of the 10th session of the OWG meeting. Understanding … Continue reading

What’s behind the demand for governance?

The United Nations My World survey of people’s priorities for the future shows that voters from around the world care deeply about ‘an honest and responsive government’ – almost as much as ‘a good education’, ‘better healthcare’ and ‘better job opportunities’. But why are so many My World voters prioritising governance? And do they value … 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

Rule of law and post-2015: a menu approach

Written by Nicholas Menzies, Justice Reform Practice Group of the World Bank’s Legal Vice Presidency, writing on the World Bank’s Governance for Development blog: “On Friday last week I attended the final session of the United Nations Open Working Group – the body tasked with putting together global development priorities to replace the Millennium Development Goals. The … 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: Water, Sanitation and Sustainable Energy: In the post 2015 development agenda Drawing on inputs from the UN system Task Team, this background paper feeds into a thematic debate on water, sanitation and sustainable energy on the 18-19th of February 2014 at the UN General Assembly. Looking into … 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: 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

Don’t overlook access to information in goal on governance – article in The Guardian

Written by Thomas Hughes, on the Guardian: “Last week, 195 civil society groups from around the world came together to call on the UN to make access to information and media freedom central to the post-2015 development agenda. Signatories included organisations from 77 countries on five continents, working in fields as diverse as poverty, health, religion, … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources and news round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: Workshop on Governance and the SDGs A workshop on “Governance ‘of’ and ‘for’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” took place on February 1st 2014 in New York. Sponsored by the Tokyo Institute of Technology, the Earth System Governance Project, … Continue reading

Summary of OWG 8

The eighth session of the Open Working Group (OWG 8) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took place from the 3rd to 7th of February 2014, at UN HQ in New York. It was the final “stocktaking” session. The meeting addressed the following issues: oceans and seas, forests, and biodiversity; promoting equality, including social equity, gender … Continue reading

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