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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

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: Financing for Development: The challenge of implementing SDGs – This report, from Friends of Europe, summarises a Development Policy Forum roundtable held on March 5. The document covers ODA, a new emphasis on sustainability in Financing for Development, blended finance, … Continue reading

Do we really need to think about pro-poorest growth (PP²G)?

Written by Laura Rodriguez Takeuchi, Research Officer at Overseas Development Institute on the Chronic Poverty Advisory Network blog. “In a recent speech at the Bond conference, a meeting of UK organizations working in international development, the UK secretary of state, Justine Greening, seems to suggest that we need not be concerned with pro-poor growth.  In … 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: SDSN’s Financing Report public consultation –  The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has launched a draft report entitled “Financing Sustainable Development: Implementing the SDGs through Effective Investment Strategies and Partnerships,” which is open for public consultation until January 15, 2015.  At the request of … 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: 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

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