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Will the post-2015 agenda support country ownership of sustainable development processes?

This post is written by Luca De Fraia, ActionAid Italy Deputy Secretary General,  and originally appeared on the ActionAid blog. Will the post-2015 agenda support country ownership of sustainable development processes? This questions has been of central concern to me as I’ve worked to keep abreast of the fast-paced post-2015 negotiations. Having followed the aid effectiveness … 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

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

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