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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: Copenhagen Consensus Energy Papers – The Copenhagen Consensus Center has published the sixth set of papers for the Post-2015 Consensus project, this time focused on Energy. The key message of the research is that increasing access to modern energy is an … Continue reading

Achieving Universal Primary Education: A game of give and take

Written by Pamela Chowdhury, Communications Manager at PEAS, on why achieving MDG2 ‘Universal Primary Education’ necessarily relies on investment in secondary education ahead of 2015. Earlier this year, the World Bank published the 2014 World Development Indicators. The report “provides a compilation of high-quality, and internationally comparable statistics about global development and the fight against poverty”, … Continue reading

Closing the Gap for Post-2015: New Ambition for Acute Malnutrition

Written by Sabrina de Souza, UK Advocacy Manager at Action Against Hunger UK on the Huffington Post blog “Nutrition is both a maker and marker of development. Yet, undernutrition continues to hamper the ability of children to live happy, healthy lives and reach their full potential. Millions of children – 52 million to be exact … 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: GADN briefing on OWG and UNGA post-2015 discussions – This briefing written by Jessica Woodroffe, Priya Nath and Francesca Rhodes from Gender and Development Network ‘Gender equality and women’s rights at the UN General Assembly post-2015 discussion’ looks GADN’s … Continue reading

Counting Down to a New Era of Global Health

Written by Jonathan Jay, JD MA, coordinator of Health for All Post-2015, a global campaign of civil society organizations advocating for universal health coverage in the post-2015 development agenda, and senior writer for Management Sciences for Health, a global non-profit that develops sustainable health systems in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. What do … 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: Towards A Strategy for the Data Revolution: Outcomes from the July 11 – 12 Experts’ Workshop – On the 9th and 10th July, data experts from around the globe met in London at a workshop – co-organised by ODI, the Bill … Continue reading

Southern Voice Occasional Paper Series

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Today’s selection covers recent occasional papers produced as part of the Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals Agenda, an initiative to channel evidence-based policy inputs from the Global South into the discussion on the post-2015 framework and targets: First Approximations on Post-MDG International Development Goals – by … Continue reading

Smart Aid for the World’s Poor

Written by Matt Ridley, member of the British House of Lords in The Saturday Essay, Wall Street Journal. “In September next year, the United Nations plans to choose a list of development goals for the world to meet by the year 2030. What aspirations should it set for this global campaign to improve the lot of … Continue reading

Addressing women’s elitism in national politics requires us to start local

Written by Rachael Stokes, the Head of Global Advocacy and Research at Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) on Contestation- dialogues on women’s empowerment. “The case of the Costa Rican domestic workers perfectly illustrates the need to shift the debate beyond numbers to consider how inclusive and representative our political systems truly are – at all levels. Whilst … Continue reading

Food, population and the post-2015 development agenda

Written by Robert Walker, President at Population Institute on Devex.  “Meeting the growing demand for food may be the world’s single greatest challenge, but it is part of a much larger complex of problems, all relating to the overuse of our planet and, ultimately, to the larger challenge posed by population growth. Addressing that challenge is … Continue reading

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January 1st, 2016
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