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Exclusion in household surveys: causes, impacts and ways forward

The 2013 call of the High Level Panel on Post-2015 for a ‘data revolution’, echoed in the recent report of the Independent Expert Advisory Group (IEAG) on the data revolution, has given renewed impetus to data collection efforts to ensure that ‘no one is left behind’. Household surveys are the workhorse of MDG data reporting … Continue reading

Education post-2015

This post is written by Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, and originally appeared on the OECD Education Today blog. This week, UNESCO will convene the world’s educational leaders in Incheon to set the agenda for educational development … 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: Sustainable Development Policy & Practice Policy Update #6 – The International Institute for Sustainable Development’s reporting teams provide updates on this year’s meetings aimed at defining the key 2015 outcomes, including the Post-2015 Development Agenda, Financing for Development and Climate … 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: The challenge of measuring SDG 16: What role for African regional frameworks? – This ECDPM discussion paper examines how SDG 16 should be measured to encourage positive improvements, argues that a better understanding of the targets is required, and argues … 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: Governance Trends in the Intergovernmental Sustainable Development Discourse: A Text Analysis – This Institute for Global Environmental Strategies working paper by Simon Olsen and Eric Zusman outlines the trends on governance in intergovernmental negotiations on sustainable development over the last … Continue reading

We don’t know how many people around the world are living in poverty

Written by Sarah Shearmans, journalist on Quartz blog “We live in a era of big data, but developing countries are suffering from a data drought: governments and the international community know less about the world’s poorest than they think. Often-quoted figures on levels of poverty, health and education in poor countries are little more than … Continue reading

Unlocking resources for a world free from poverty

Written by Lisa Wise, Senior Policy and Research Adviser at Save the Children. We’re currently in the middle of an exciting fortnight at the UN. It admittedly might not look very exciting from the outside. But in the depths of the UN buildings in New York, governments are negotiating the contours of not one, but … Continue reading

Cartagena Data Festival

20 – 22 April Cartegena, Colombia The festival will be live streamed There is a central global inequality which hampers progress towards development. At the moment, we know the least about the people who have the least. But these are the people who need the world’s attention the most. Turning global or national aspirations to … Continue reading

What is development cooperation? Four criteria to help define it

Written by Jonathan Glennie, Director of Policy and Research at Save the Children UK and José Antonio Alonso, Professor of Applied Economics at Universidad Complutense de Madrid on Development Progress blog. “Development cooperation is crucial to development progress – that much we know. It is the world’s attempt to work together to achieve commonly held ambitions, and to … Continue reading

Sustainable Development Goals Follow-up and Review: Suggestions on the way forward

Written by Shannon Kindornay, Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs based in Ottawa, Canada (@skindornay) and Sarah Twigg, a consultant with the International Finance Company, part of the World Bank Group, based in Sydney, Australia. As negotiations continue in New York on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will guide … Continue reading

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