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Southern Voice Occasional Paper Series

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Today’s selection covers recent occasional papers produced as part of the Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals Agenda, an initiative to channel evidence-based policy inputs from the Global South into the discussion on the post-2015 framework and targets: First Approximations on Post-MDG International Development Goals – by … 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: ATD Fourth World Reaction to the Outcome Document of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals – This analysis paper shows the reaction of ATD Fourth World to the SDGS- whilst welcoming the goals, it finds that they could better … Continue reading

Smart Aid for the World’s Poor

Written by Matt Ridley, member of the British House of Lords in The Saturday Essay, Wall Street Journal. “In September next year, the United Nations plans to choose a list of development goals for the world to meet by the year 2030. What aspirations should it set for this global campaign to improve the lot of … Continue reading

Addressing women’s elitism in national politics requires us to start local

Written by Rachael Stokes, the Head of Global Advocacy and Research at Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) on Contestation- dialogues on women’s empowerment. “The case of the Costa Rican domestic workers perfectly illustrates the need to shift the debate beyond numbers to consider how inclusive and representative our political systems truly are – at all levels. Whilst … Continue reading

New measures, new insights: the 2014 Human Development Report

Written by Stephan Klasen, Professor of Economics at the University of Göttingen on Development Progress. “UNDP has published its new Human Development Report today, with its usual suite of human development indicators that are widely used to assess progress and rank countries. But this year it also introduces one new measure, the Gender Development Index (GDI), presents … 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: Human Development Report 2014 –  The 2014 Human Development Report ‘Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerability and Building Resilience’ was launched in Tokyo, on 24 July 2014 by the UNDP. The report highlights the need for both promoting people’s choices and protecting … Continue reading

Food, population and the post-2015 development agenda

Written by Robert Walker, President at Population Institute on Devex.  “Meeting the growing demand for food may be the world’s single greatest challenge, but it is part of a much larger complex of problems, all relating to the overuse of our planet and, ultimately, to the larger challenge posed by population growth. Addressing that challenge is … Continue reading

Time to prioritise teacher numbers and teaching quality

This post is written by Purna Kumar Shrestha, Education Research and Advocacy Adviser at VSO on the Development Progress national progress in education blog series.  “While increasing access to education for marginalised children remains a challenge for many low-income countries, I’ve seen first-hand how the neglect of educational quality has led to a global learning crisis. As … Continue reading

OWG report shoots but does it score?

This post is written by Neva Frecheville, lead policy analyst on post-MDGs at CAFOD on CAFOD policy team blog  “While much of the world spent this year watching the World Cup, some of us were watching a very different kind of international tournament. The Open Working Group, mandated by Rio+20 in 2012 to produce a set of proposals for … 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: 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

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