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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

Tracking gender in the post-2015 development agenda: from the MDGs to?

Posted on the International Women’s Development Agency blog. “Welcome to the first of a series of blog posts discussing the post-2015 development framework. From now until agreement is reached on a new set of global development priorities, we will be posting regular articles and reflections relating to the post-2015 development agenda, covering debates, developments and … Continue reading

Taking stock: progress and gaps in MDG achievement by Amina Mohammed

Written by Amina Mohammed, UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning , writing on The Daily Development: “[...] As we approach the MDGs target date of 2015, the international community is galvanizing efforts to accelerate their achievement—focusing on those Goals that are most off-track, in particular in the least developed countries, landlocked developing countries, … Continue reading

Hot, Warm and Cooling Topics on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Written by Prof. Richard Heeks, Director, Centre for Development Informatics at the University of Manchester, on the ICTs for Development blog: “The analysis presented in my previous blog entry helped understand the post-2015 development agenda.  But it was static, giving no sense of the dynamics and trends within that agenda.  Those dynamics are important to all development … Continue reading

Asia Pacific post-2015 priorities, MDG8 and Global Partnerships

Written by Stephen P. Groff, Asian Development Bank’s Vice-President for East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific, writing on the Effective Development Co-operation blog: “Any contemporary story on development in Asia-Pacific begins with reflection on massive gains achieved in the fight against poverty. The incidence of people living at less than $1.25 a day fell … Continue reading

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January 1st, 2016
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