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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: Outcome Document of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals - The OWG Outcome document with 17 sustainable development goals and 169 targets, was adopted by acclamation on July 19. FAO’s proposed 2015 targets - In providing support to United Nations Member States and … Continue reading

A Critique of UNESCO’s Proposal on Education After 2015

Written by Ariel Fiszbein, director of the education program at the Dialogue, and Eduardo Vélez Bustillo, independent consultant on PREAL blog “Since the early sixties (at the conference of Addis Ababa), and with the best intentions, the international community has been setting goals to solve educational problems in developing countries. Unfortunately, and for various reasons, these … Continue reading

Sustainable Development Goals Haiku winner and runners-up announced!

Last week marked another milestone in the long and winding process to define a new global development agenda.  Governments concluded a year’s work in an ‘open working group’, to propose a set of new Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs). To celebrate the group’s final meeting, @clairemelamed and @PJLaddpost2015 initiated a twitter Haiku competition.  We could … Continue reading

Why the SDGs must include older people to ‘leave no one behind’

Written by Rachel Albone, HIV policy advisor for HelpAge International on Devex. “In the discussions held over the last 18 months on the post-2015 agenda, member states, U.N. representatives and other stakeholders all agreed the future Sustainable Development Goals should “leave no one behind.” HelpAge International, together with the NGO Committee on Ageing in New … Continue reading

Will Women’s Reproductive Rights Be Dropped in the Post-2015 Agenda?

Written by Rebecca Brown, the director of global advocacy at the Center for Reproductive Rights on World Views, PassBlue. “The United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda is the next phase of the Millennium Development Goals, which provided a 15-year road map to tackle poverty and foster development in the world’s poorest countries. But as putting together the new … Continue reading

Building a post-2015 world fit for young women and girls

This post is written by Lucie Faucherre, Junior Gender Equality Policy Analyst at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Adolescent girls have gained unprecedented visibility on the international agenda, sparked by the leadership of young women such as the Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai. In 2012, the International Day of the Girl Child was … Continue reading

An Important Monitoring Mechanism for Sustainable Development

This post is written by Liz Sharkey with Katie Robinson and Robert Walker from the Sustainable World Initiative. Climate change, water scarcity, and the collapse of fisheries are just a few of the signs that humans are exceeding the planet’s natural resource limits. While generally conceptualized as separate issues, these global challenges are actually symptoms of the … 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: Introduction and Proposed Goals and Targets on Sustainable Development for the Post2015 Development Agenda - Proposed Sustainable Development Goals from the UN General Assembly’s Open Working Group following the 13th and final session in New York. More and better … Continue reading

Why a Governance SDG is Essential

Written by Martin S Edwards, director of the Centre for UN and Global Governance Studies at Seton Hall University (SHU) on the SHU blog. “Last week Foreign Policy magazine and the Fund For Peace released their annualFragile States Index. This could not have come at a better time. With the discussions regarding the Sustainable Development Goals still in flux as the … Continue reading

Building Capacity to Implement the Post-2015 Development Agenda

SAVE THE DATE – 3rd July 2014 High Level Political Forum Side Event 18:15 – 19:30, 3rd July, Conference Room C, UN HQ, New York This event will explore the potential relationship between the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) and capacity building and innovative practice sharing efforts for national-level sustainable development planning, implementation and monitoring, … Continue reading


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