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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

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

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