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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: Manufacturing progress? Employment creation in Sri Lanka – This Development Progress study, written in collaboration with ECDPM, aims to explain the employment progress achieved in Sri Lanka from 1990 to 2010. This period has seen a drastic reduction … 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: CBDR in the Post-2015 Development Agenda  – This article, by Alvin K Leong, analyzes CBDR in the context of the intergovernmental decisions underpinning the Post-2015 Development Agenda, and proposes a paradigm – the conceptualization of CBDR contextualized by “different … Continue reading

Is a Data Revolution underway, and if so, who will benefit?

Written by Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva, Oxfam’s Head of Research, at the ODI’s Cartagena Data Festival, on Oxfam’s From Poverty To Power blog A spectre is haunting the hallways of the international bureaucracy and national statistical offices – the spectre of the data revolution.  Now, that might suggest a contradiction in terms or the butt of a joke … Continue reading

2015: a critical year for the Least Developed Countries

Written by Saleemul Huq on IRF2015 The post-2015 agenda sees four major strands of global decision-making come together. Saleemul Huq, director of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development and a Senior Fellow in IIED’s Climate Change group, explains why they are so important for the Least Developed Countries. Four major strands of global … 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: UNU-WIDER Director Discusses the Roles of Foreign Aid in a Post-2015 Perspective – In this video clip Professor Tarp introduces the findings of UNU-WIDER’s three-year research program on foreign aid. Economic growth facilitated by aid has led many … Continue reading

Post-2015 development challenges in conflict zones

Written by Richard Blunt, a King’s College London Master’s student studying Conflict Security and Development. It seems difficult now in the year 2015, to look back and imagine the world at the turn of the Millennium. Designated as the International Year for the Culture of Peace by the UN, the year 2000 cumulated in the Millennium … Continue reading

Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Bringing Country Level Perspectives to United Nations Discussions

Written by Jenna Slotin, Deputy-Director, Post-2015 Initiative, at the United Nations Foundation. In today’s world, data form the basis of much of our lives. For those of us who work in development – nothing rings truer. Reliable and accurate data allows us to make specific policy decisions, shows us where best to focus our interventions, … Continue reading

17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets? Here’s a suggestion for the Secretary-General

Written by Andrew Norton, Director of Research at ODI and Elizabeth Stuart, Research Fellow for the Growth, Poverty and Inequality Programme at ODI. One of the great successes of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was that they were brief. They fit on the back of a business card – one that could be slipped as … Continue reading

Older people: the forgotten generation

Written by Ken Bluestone, Age International’s Political and Policy Adviser. The UN is on the cusp of the next stage of negotiations for the international development framework to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) post-2015. All eyes are looking to the new sustainable development goals (SDGs) to set a new standard for international cooperation with lofty … 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: Comments on a post-2015 framework (May 2011) – This heritage document by Paul Ladd from the UNDP written initially for an internal audience recalls the derivation of the MDGs, and summarizes some of the perceived strengths and weaknesses of the framework. … Continue reading

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