” ‘Recommendations on protecting the environment, which include the phasing out of subsidies for fossil fuels, are also welcome. ‘We are also pleased to see a reference to tackling illicit finance flows and tax evasion, which will be especially important for long-term financing of sustainable development. Global action in both developed and developing countries will … Continue reading
Are you ready for the High Level Panel’s Monrovia meeting? According to the countdown there are only 4 days, 7 hours and 28 minutes left.. Read the welcome statement by H.E. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Co-Chair).
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday (31st July) announced the members of a High-level Panel to advise on the global development agenda beyond 2015, the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Secretary-General has appointed three co-chairs: President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia; President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia; and Prime Minister David … Continue reading
On 12 July 2012, Mwangi Waituru, representing the Beyond 2015 campaign, together with other civil society leaders from the African continent, met with Her Excellency President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia. The delegation set out to bring the voice of African Civil Society to President Johnson Sirleaf as one of the three newly appointed co-chairs … Continue reading