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New proposed indicators to monitor the post-2015 education framework

This post was written by Education For All Global Monitoring Report and originally appeared on the World Education Blog The post-2015 sustainable development agenda, including the education goal, has received praise for its ambitious and universal scope. The challenge now lies in developing a solid monitoring framework, which can be used to track progress towards … 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

Uncounted: has the post-2015 data revolution failed already?

This post was written by Alex Cobham, Director of Research at the international Tax Justice Network. Counting matters. As the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi report puts it: What we measure affects what we do; and if our measurements are flawed, decisions may be distorted…. [I]f metrics of performance are flawed, so too may be inferences we draw. The UN Secretary … Continue reading

Taking fragility seriously in financing the SDGs

This post was written by Frauke de Weijer, Senior Policy Officer Conflict, Security and Resilience Programme, ECDPM, on the ECDPM Talking Points blog The recently published OECD report ‘States of Fragility 2015 – Meeting post-2015 ambitions’ presents very interesting facts and figures on the likelihood of fragile states meeting the post-2015 development goals. Until recently, a … Continue reading

From ‘System 1’ MDGs to ‘System 2’ SDGs: the wrong way?

This post is written by Jan Vandemoortele, formerly with the UN and co-architect of the MDGs. In his book Thinking, Fast and Slow (2012), Daniel Kahneman, psychologist and Nobel laureate in economics, describes two aspects of the human brain through which we process information and make associations and decisions. He speaks of two systems: System … 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: Progress of the world’s women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realising Rights – This flagship report by UN Women is divided into four chapters on challenges for public policy; transforming work for women; social policy; and an enabling macroeconomic environment. It offers … Continue reading

Monitoring spending in a post-2015 world: How can it work?

This post was written by Paolo de Renzio, International Budget Partnership Two big meetings related to the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will take place in the coming months: the Financing for Development conference, and the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda. This has shifted focus to the short-term negotiations that will decide the shape … Continue reading

Combining finance and policies to implement a transformative post-2015 development agenda

The fifth edition of the European Report on Development (ERD 2015), launched in May 2015, has the theme of “Combining finance and policies to implement a transformative post-2015 development agenda”. It aims to address financing and other means of implementation in the post-2015 context in order to bring the post-2015 finance and goal setting processes together. 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: What if? Mapping scenarios to the end of 2015 – This paper, from Neva Frecheville at CAFOD, assesses the broader landscape which could affect the chances to reaching an ambitious agreement in September 2015 by mapping out four scenarios … Continue reading

April 2015: Five Headlines from a Big Month for the Data Revolution

This blog post is written by Sarah T. Lucas, Program Officer, Global Development and Population, at the Hewlett Foundation If the history of the data revolution were written today, it would include three major dates. May 2013, when the High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda first coined the phrase “data revolution.” November 2014, … Continue reading

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