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Can the SDGs Really ‘Leave No One Behind’?

This post is written by Casey Dunning, Senior Policy Analyst at the Center for Global Development, and Molly Elgin-Cossart, Senior Fellow at American Progress and former chief of staff to the U.N. Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. It originally appeared on the Center for Global Development blog. What does ‘Leave No One Behind’ … 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: Progress for Children: Beyond Averages: Learning from the MDGs – This UNICEF report encourages nations to go beyond national averages when assessing progress, showing that an equality approach using disaggregated data can accelerate Goal achievement. UNICEF conducted analyses for major … 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: Fragile Progress: The Record of the Millennium Development Goals in States Affected by Conflict, Fragility, and Crisis – This Center for American Progress and Save the Children report, by John Norris, Casey Dunning and Annie Malknecht looks into 55 … Continue reading

Seven takeaways from the post-2015 negotiations

This post is written by Marissa Chmiola, Global Health Technologies Coalition, and first appeared on their blog.  Trying to navigate and understand the post-2015 negotiations can be a challenge, so to help add some clarity, last week the Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC) convened a panel of experts to help explain the ongoing debates and … Continue reading

Transforming our world by 2030: some thoughts on the post-2015 zero draft

This post is written by Martin Edwards, Associate Professor and Director, Center for UN and Global Governance Studies, Seton Hall University, and originally appeared on the blog of the Center For UN and Global Governance Studies. On June 2, the co-facilitators of the intergovernmental negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda released their zero draft of the … Continue reading

Who should measure the Sustainable Development Goals?

Amid conversations about indicators for measuring progress on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, Saferworld’s Thomas Wheeler explores the question of who should be producing the data that these global indicators will rely on. He explores the benefits of using national statistical systems to measure progress, but also makes the case for third parties playing a significant … Continue reading

SDG zero draft: glass three-quarters full

This post is written by Elizabeth Stuart, research fellow, Overseas Development Institute In the spirit of positivity which every paragraph of the document exudes, let’s call the SDG zero draft, published late Monday NY time, a glass three-quarters full. That the draft is inspiring, lyrical even (‘win, win cooperation’; just as the UN Charter emerged ‘from … Continue reading

World Education Forum declares: ‘no target met unless met for all’

This post was written by Pauline Rose, University of Cambridge Looking back at the World Education Forum, which drew more than 1,500 people from 140 countries to Incheon in the Republic of Korea, it is easy to be cynical about what these global meetings can achieve. After all, we have had two other such gatherings in … 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: Means of implementation and the global partnership for sustainable development: what’s in it for emerging economies? – This Overseas Development Institute report, by Paula Lucci, Amina Khan and Elizabeth Stuart, outlining what they stand to gain or lose from a … Continue reading

What’s measured is also political

This post is written by Amina Khan, Research Officer, Growth, Poverty and Inequality, and Elizabeth Stuart, Research Fellow, Growth, Poverty and Inequality, ODI There is, now, a widespread recognition that statistical activity is as much political as it is technical, and that if the data revolution is to deliver its full potential, the capacity of … Continue reading

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