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Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection. National MDG implementation: lessons for the SDG era – This ODI working paper, by Moizza Binat Sarwar, uses five country case studies to tease out common trends in the implementation of the MDGs. Among the lessons learned, the paper finds that 1) … Continue reading

Preventable maternal mortality can be eliminated by 2030, but much more effort is needed

Report from WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Division highlights progress since 1990 Maternal mortality has fallen by 44% since 1990, United Nations agencies and the World Bank Group reported today. Maternal deaths around the world dropped from about 532 000 in 1990 to an estimated 303 000 this year, according to … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection. Can the SDGs live up to the hype? – This Future United Nations Development System briefing, by Barbara Crossette, points out shortcomings of the final outcome document and post-2015 negotiation process, drawing comparisons to the MDGs and other multilateral discussions. It identifies … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection. Getting ready for SDG implementation in Latin America – This paper, by Paula Lucci (Overseas Development Institute), Javier Surasky (CEPEI) and Camilo Gamba (CEPEI), focuses on how Latin American countries, and in particular Colombia, are approaching SDG implementation, and provides useful examples … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Resilience in the SDGs: developing an indicator for Target 1.5 that is fit for purpose – This ODI Climate and Environment Programme paper, by Aditya Bahadur, Emma Lovell, Emily Wilkinson, Thomas Tanner, outlines a comprehensive approach for developing a cross-sectoral, multi-dimensional and dynamic understanding of resilience. This underpins the core message of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that … Continue reading

A dispassionate look at the Sustainable Development Goals

This post is written by Jan Vandemoortele, PhD, formerly with the UN, co-architect of the MDGs and a critical friend of the SDGs Almost two years in the making, the sustainable development goals (SDGs) were agreed in early August. By late September, they will be formally adopted by member states at a UN summit in New … Continue reading

A stepping-stones approach to leaving no one behind in learning

This post is written by Pauline Rose and Ben Alcott in the Research for Equitable Access and Learning Centre at the University of Cambridge, based on their newly-released paper for the UK Department for International Development on ‘How Education Systems can become Equitable by 2030’. It is the sixteenth in our blog series which aims to … Continue reading

Off to a strong start: putting the Sustainable Development Goals into practice

Call for Regional Papers Please note we are no longer accepting proposals. Selected authors will receive notice by 16 October. Background on the issue The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) build upon the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), establishing a new round of development targets for the world to meet by 2030. Much of the focus to … Continue reading

The MDGs ignored migrants and refugees. How will the SDGs fare?

This post, by Bob van Dillen, expert on migration and development at CORDAID and coordinator post-2015 at Migration and Development Network, MADE, is the fifteenth in our blog series which aims to explore how the Sustainable Development Goals can be implemented to include all social and economic groups. The commitment to ‘leave no one behind’ has been a … Continue reading

Leaving no one behind: realism vs optimism in Kenya

This post, written by Laura Kerr, Policy Advocacy Coordinator at RESULTS UK, is the fourteenth in our blog series which aims to explore how the Sustainable Development Goals can be implemented to include all social and economic groups. The blog explores a case study from RESULTS UK’s new report, Who Pays for Progress?, to assess the reality of ensuring … Continue reading

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