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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: Synthesis Report of the Secretary-General on the Post-2015 Agenda: The Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transforming All Lives and Protecting the Planet – This advanced, unedited UN report summarises the sustainable development processes that have occurred within … 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

Development & Climate days: Zero poverty. Zero emissions.

6-7 December 2015 9:00 – 17:30 Country Club, Lima Hotel, Peru An ODI, CDKN, IIED and Red Cross/ Red Crescent Climate Centre event. For the first time in history, an opportunity exists to integrate global efforts to tackle climate change and poverty, setting the world on a path to achieve zero extreme poverty and zero net emissions … 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: Global MPI 2014 – the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) has released an at-a-glance overview of findings and a 2014 synthesis of main results of the updated global Multidimensional Poverty Index. This has been accompanied by policy briefings on destitution,  on rural-urban multidimensional … Continue reading

If we don’t count the poor, the poor don’t count

Written by David Satterthwaite, senior fellow at IIED and visiting professor at the Development Planning Unit -University College London on the IIED blog. “The main tools most governments use to measure poverty grossly underestimate the scale of the problem and must be reset.  This includes ‘poverty lines’, the minimum amounts of money people in a given place need … Continue reading

Want to End Poverty? Tackle Inequality First

Written by Erik Solheim, Chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee on the World Economic Forum blog. “There is broad support for the idea to set a global goal to end extreme poverty by 2030, as recent international conferences such as the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos and the ongoing consultations on the post-2015 agenda … Continue reading

How Much Aid is Required to End Extreme Poverty?

Written by John McArthur, on OpenCanada: “Amid the growing global consensus around a target of “zero” extreme poverty for 2030, there is renewed debate around the role of official development assistance (ODA) and how much will be required to achieve the goal.  The ideal way to assess this question would be through country-specific, bottom-up costing assessments that … 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: Water, Sanitation and Sustainable Energy: In the post 2015 development agenda Drawing on inputs from the UN system Task Team, this background paper feeds into a thematic debate on water, sanitation and sustainable energy on the 18-19th of February 2014 at the UN General Assembly. Looking into … Continue reading

Taking stock: progress and gaps in MDG achievement by Amina Mohammed

Written by Amina Mohammed, UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning , writing on The Daily Development: “[…] As we approach the MDGs target date of 2015, the international community is galvanizing efforts to accelerate their achievement—focusing on those Goals that are most off-track, in particular in the least developed countries, landlocked developing countries, … Continue reading

Asia Pacific post-2015 priorities, MDG8 and Global Partnerships

Written by Stephen P. Groff, Asian Development Bank’s Vice-President for East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific, writing on the Effective Development Co-operation blog: “Any contemporary story on development in Asia-Pacific begins with reflection on massive gains achieved in the fight against poverty. The incidence of people living at less than $1.25 a day fell … Continue reading

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