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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: Copenhagen Consensus Health papers – These new set of papers focus on women and children’s health look at targets to reduce newborn mortality by 70%, thereby preventing 2m child deaths per year by 2030. Using the law to contest and claim economic … 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

Youth well-being: measuring what matters

4-15 December Wikiprogress invite you to join their online conversations on how the goal of youth well-being can be better incorporated into measurement and policy. Context The aim of this discussion is to map out the main issues for youth well-being and to identify organisations and initiatives working in this field. This discussion will provide 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: Copenhagen Consensus Nutrition Papers – As reported in Reuters and in The Wall Street Journal, alleviating stunting can be done relatively cheaply – with a suite of interventions that produce dramatic long-term results. Poorly nourished infants become stunted (being lower … Continue reading

We need more than just a league table on learning

Written by Seamus Hegarty, previous Chair of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) on the Global Partnership for Education blog. “We are all being asked to provide feedback on how to measure post-2015 education goals and targets through a public consultation launched by UNESCO through its Institute for Statistics. The list of proposed … Continue reading

Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Bringing Country Level Perspectives to United Nations Discussions

Written by Jenna Slotin, Deputy-Director, Post-2015 Initiative, at the United Nations Foundation. In today’s world, data form the basis of much of our lives. For those of us who work in development – nothing rings truer. Reliable and accurate data allows us to make specific policy decisions, shows us where best to focus our interventions, … 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: 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

Open letter: Staging a Data Revolution

The Data Manifesto: Staging a Data Revolution – This briefing from Development Initiatives calls for a Data Revolution that sets a new political agenda, puts existing data to work, improves the way data is gathered and ensures that information can be used. It sets out 12 steps to achieve this.

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