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Two revolutions for the price of one: The OECD Better Life Index

Written by Romina Boarini. As discussions of the Post-2015 Agenda move forward, it becomes increasingly clear that this Agenda seeks to promote a new vision of development and well-being that puts people and the planet at the forefront. The OECD Better Life Initiative, launched in 2011, builds on this same premise. Its aim is to … Continue reading

Will competing UN and OECD partnerships stymie aid effectiveness?

Written by Jonathan Glennie, research associate at the Overseas Development Institute in London and at the Centro De Pensamiento Estratégico Internacional (Cepei) in Bogotá on the Guardian Poverty Matters blog.  “As we approach the first high-level meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC) in Mexico next week, no one quite knows what to expect. Are … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources and news round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: Workshop on Governance and the SDGs A workshop on “Governance ‘of’ and ‘for’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” took place on February 1st 2014 in New York. Sponsored by the Tokyo Institute of Technology, the Earth System Governance Project, … 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: Sixth Session of the Open Working Group (OWG) of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) The 6th session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is now underway at UNHQ in New York. OWG … Continue reading

New goals to end poverty must empower people, says OECD

Written by Mark Tran, on the Guardian: “New development goals need to address the increasingly large numbers of poor people living in middle-income countries, including the rising economies of India and China, and should focus on empowering people, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) says in a report on Thursday. The Development Co-operation Report … Continue reading

Effective development co-operation: an important enabler in a post-2015 global development framework

The OECD has released its latest briefing paper in its post-2015 series. Entitled “Effective development co-operation: an important enabler in a post-2015 global development framework”, it looks at the challenges of agreeing how implementing the process at an international level. You can read extracts below: • As discussions on the breadth and scope of future … Continue reading

OECD: Strengthening National Statistical Systems to Monitor Global Goals

The OECD has released a new paper entitled ‘Strengthening National Statistical Systems to Monitor Global Goals’. Read below summary of key points. • The new development framework that will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)  after 2015 will require a “data revolution”. To achieve this, the international community needs to  agree on a global statistical strategy … Continue reading

The OECD’s post-2015 reflections – access them all in one go

“The OECD played a pivotal role in defining the MDGs. With two years to go, the OECD is increasing its efforts to support the achievement of the MDGs, and at the same time thinking about how it can help the UN in developing a new agenda and framework post-2015. The OECD has a number of … Continue reading

Wanted: captains, pilots and mates to navigate to post-2015

By Hildegard Lingnau, Senior Counsellor at the Director’s Office in the Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD) at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), writing on the Broker Online: “Goals matter. In 1996, the seminal DAC report Shaping the 21st Century  proposed a set of global goals to guide action on development: “We believe that a few specific … Continue reading

From content to coalitions: politics of post-2015

By Heiner Janus, from the German Development Institute, writing on the Broker Online: “While the post-2015 debate focuses to a large extent on the potential content of a new agenda, it places little emphasis on the political challenges ahead. Although civil society, the private sector and the academic world will have some influence, it is … Continue reading


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