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Why a Governance SDG is Essential

Written by Martin S Edwards, director of the Centre for UN and Global Governance Studies at Seton Hall University (SHU) on the SHU blog. “Last week Foreign Policy magazine and the Fund For Peace released their annualFragile States Index. This could not have come at a better time. With the discussions regarding the Sustainable Development Goals still in flux as the … Continue reading

Domestic Resource Mobilization: A Financing Option for Sustainable Development in Africa

This post has been written by Ebere Uneze, executive director at CSEA in Nigeria. He is working on a research project that explores domestic financing options for Post-2015 Development Agenda in Africa as part of the Southern Voice Initiative. The proposals from various consultations and discussions on the post-2015 sustainable development agenda suggest that 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: 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

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