The Guardian interviewed UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on post-2015 and the potential of development partnerships. Read extracts below: “Ahead of the Activate New York Summit 2013 next week where the United Nations Development Group are a supporting partner, Ban Ki-moon, secretary general of the United Nations, spoke to us about the post-2015 development agenda and the power of … Continue reading
“…But, as the PM may find to his cost, agreeing a new set of numbers is a bit more difficult now than it was in 2000. The MDGs were cooked up by a group of rich countries sitting in a room and deciding how they wanted to spend their aid to help poor countries (I … Continue reading
“The UN has named the UK prime minister David Cameron, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Liberian president, and President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, of Indonesia, as co-chairs of a panel responsible for creating a new set of development goals when the present ones expire in 2015.” Read the full article on The Guardian’s Global Development pages.