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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: Reaching the unreached: Cross-sector partnerships, business and the post-2015 development agenda – This is the second paper in World Vision’s series on cross-sector partnerships, business and post-2015. Both papers are based on World Vision’s own experience and the findings from … Continue reading

17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets? Here’s a suggestion for the Secretary-General

Written by Andrew Norton, Director of Research at ODI and Elizabeth Stuart, Research Fellow for the Growth, Poverty and Inequality Programme at ODI. One of the great successes of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was that they were brief. They fit on the back of a business card – one that could be slipped as … Continue reading

Why and how children without parental care should be integrated into the post-2015 development framework

SOS Children’s Villages has released a new briefing paper entitled ‘A Solid Investment: Integrating Children without Parental Care into the Post-2015 Development Framework‘. The paper proposes operational strategies to correct social disparities affecting the most vulnerable children and to accelerate progress towards the 2030 development goals. The synopsis follows. Agreeing on the placement of goalposts … 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 Gender Equality Papers – These papers look at how to ensure women have control over their bodies and reproductive decisions. This will likely generate benefits of $120 per dollar spent, because it will not only prevent deaths … Continue reading

The Eradication of Poverty is Threatened by our Dependence on Partial Data

Written by Michael Green, Executive Director of the Social Progress Imperative. Over the next 12 months the amount of aid for millions of the world’s poorest people is going to be slashed. Why? Because the countries they live in have crossed the threshold from low-income to middle-income status. The poor of Vietnam and India will still … Continue reading

Open Letter: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

If the Post-2015 Development Agenda is to be truly transformative, it will need to go beyond the MDG monitoring of national averages and aggregate progress, and take a forward-looking approach to new kinds of data and data sources. The driving force of the ‘Data Revolution’ should be a central focus on ‘leaving no one behind’, … Continue reading

Open Letter: Submission to the IEAG from Publish What You Fund

Achieving a data revolution in sustainable development: open data for development – This submission to the Independent Expert Advisory Group from Publish What You Fund sets out six principles for a data revolution to maximise both the availability and use of data and also offers six approaches to ensure open data standards.

Social and Solidarity Economy in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Written by Alvin Leong (LLM, JD), an energy and environmental policy consultant and fellow at the Pace Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies.  He can be contacted at aleong@law.pace.edu. On 19 July 2014, the intergovernmental Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) issued an outcome document (OWG Outcome Document) containing proposals for 17 … Continue reading

Open Letter: Participate input to the Data Revolution advisory group

This open letter from Beyond 2015 Participate input to the Data Revolution advisory group draws on lessons from the global Participate initiative as a means of using participatory and qualitative approaches to data, looking at examples of health, education, and disaster risk reduction sectors and finishes with how National Statistics Offices  could support and facilitate participatory, qualitative approaches to complement … Continue reading

Unpacking the Data Revolution at the Country Level: Initial Findings

Written by Debapriya Bhattacharya and Kate Higgins. This article originally appeared on the Post-2015 Data Test website. On October 14, 15 and 17 2014, the Post-2015 Data Test team came together from all corners of the globe in New York and Washington D.C. With our empirical, country-level work completed, and the post-2015 machinery – including … Continue reading


January 1st, 2016
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