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Comments on the Secretary-General’s Synthesis Report on Post-2015: An Introduction

Written by Andrew Norton, Director of Research at ODI and Elizabeth Stuart, Research Fellow for the Growth, Poverty and Inequality Programme at ODI. A couple of weeks ago we blogged with thoughts on how to deal with too many goals. In the end our ideas mapped pretty neatly onto the six elements proposed in the Secretary … 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 Health papers – These new set of papers focus on women and children’s health look at targets to reduce newborn mortality by 70%, thereby preventing 2m child deaths per year by 2030. Using the law to contest and claim economic … Continue reading

Universal Health Coverage Day – Whaddaya say?

Written by Jeffrey Lazarus is a Senior Researcher at CHIP, the Centre for Health and Infectious Disease Research, University of Copenhagen, on the Development Progress blog “Today is the first Universal Health Coverage Day. But does the general public even know about the many health days we already have throughout the year? Most of these occasions seem … Continue reading

Why statisticians should welcome the Data Revolution

Written by Bill Anderson, Data Standards and Systems Advisor at Development Initiatives. “Here are two ideas of the moment: -Monitoring the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires a huge investment in an international framework that delivers globally compatible statistics. -Sustainable development requires a huge investment in data collection capacity so that decision makers at national and … Continue reading

Implementing Post-2015 Agenda in Bangladesh through Domestic Resource Mobilisation

Written by Fahmida Khatun, PhD, Research Director for Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) Dhaka. Discussions on post-2015 international development agenda are gaining increasing momentum as we are approaching 2015 fast. While debates on setting the goals and targets have more or less narrowed, the focus is now increasingly shifting towards the means of implementation (MoI). … 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: Synthesis Report of the Secretary-General on the Post-2015 Agenda: The Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transforming All Lives and Protecting the Planet – This advanced, unedited UN report summarises the sustainable development processes that have occurred within … Continue reading

Global Health Technologies Coalition webinar

10 December 4 – 5.30pm Join Global Health Technologies Coalition for a webinar on December 10 to discuss pooled funding mechanisms as a resource to support and advance global health research and development (R&D). The webinar will present multiple perspectives on the topic and offer opportunities for Q&A with the panelists. Pooling Resources to Advance Global Health … Continue reading

Writing about a data revolution: between rhetoric and practical action

Written by Morten Jerven, Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University. “A world that counts” is a cleverly crafted motivational manifest.  But it is not a practical roadmap towards the applying a ‘data revolution’ to the sustainable development goals agenda. I identify the main weaknesses in the report as: Conflating statistics with data; lacking a theory for … Continue reading

A critical moment to engage young people

This post is by Katherine Ellis, Director of Youth at the Commonwealth Secretariat. In 2013, the Commonwealth launched the first-ever global Youth Development Index, which measures the status of young people in 170 countries around the world. This blog has been posted as part of the Wikiprogress discussion on “Youth well-being: measuring what matters!’ As … Continue reading

Youth well-being: measuring what matters

4-15 December Wikiprogress invite you to join their online conversations on how the goal of youth well-being can be better incorporated into measurement and policy. Context The aim of this discussion is to map out the main issues for youth well-being and to identify organisations and initiatives working in this field. This discussion will provide the … Continue reading


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