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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: Human Development Report 2014 -  The 2014 Human Development Report ‘Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerability and Building Resilience’ was launched in Tokyo, on 24 July 2014 by the UNDP. The report highlights the need for both promoting people’s choices and protecting … Continue reading

Food, population and the post-2015 development agenda

Written by Robert Walker, President at Population Institute on Devex.  “Meeting the growing demand for food may be the world’s single greatest challenge, but it is part of a much larger complex of problems, all relating to the overuse of our planet and, ultimately, to the larger challenge posed by population growth. Addressing that challenge is … Continue reading

OWG report shoots but does it score?

This post is written by Neva Frecheville, lead policy analyst on post-MDGs at CAFOD on CAFOD policy team blog  “While much of the world spent this year watching the World Cup, some of us were watching a very different kind of international tournament. The Open Working Group, mandated by Rio+20 in 2012 to produce a set of proposals for … 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: Outcome Document of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals - The OWG Outcome document with 17 sustainable development goals and 169 targets, was adopted by acclamation on July 19. FAO’s proposed 2015 targets - In providing support to United Nations Member States and … Continue reading

A Critique of UNESCO’s Proposal on Education After 2015

Written by Ariel Fiszbein, director of the education program at the Dialogue, and Eduardo Vélez Bustillo, independent consultant on PREAL blog “Since the early sixties (at the conference of Addis Ababa), and with the best intentions, the international community has been setting goals to solve educational problems in developing countries. Unfortunately, and for various reasons, these … Continue reading

Sustainable Development Goals Haiku winner and runners-up announced!

Last week marked another milestone in the long and winding process to define a new global development agenda.  Governments concluded a year’s work in an ‘open working group’, to propose a set of new Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs). To celebrate the group’s final meeting, @clairemelamed and @PJLaddpost2015 initiated a twitter Haiku competition.  We could … Continue reading

Why the SDGs must include older people to ‘leave no one behind’

Written by Rachel Albone, HIV policy advisor for HelpAge International on Devex. “In the discussions held over the last 18 months on the post-2015 agenda, member states, U.N. representatives and other stakeholders all agreed the future Sustainable Development Goals should “leave no one behind.” HelpAge International, together with the NGO Committee on Ageing in New … Continue reading

Will Women’s Reproductive Rights Be Dropped in the Post-2015 Agenda?

Written by Rebecca Brown, the director of global advocacy at the Center for Reproductive Rights on World Views, PassBlue. “The United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda is the next phase of the Millennium Development Goals, which provided a 15-year road map to tackle poverty and foster development in the world’s poorest countries. But as putting together the new … Continue reading

Building a post-2015 world fit for young women and girls

This post is written by Lucie Faucherre, Junior Gender Equality Policy Analyst at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Adolescent girls have gained unprecedented visibility on the international agenda, sparked by the leadership of young women such as the Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai. In 2012, the International Day of the Girl Child was … Continue reading

An Important Monitoring Mechanism for Sustainable Development

This post is written by Liz Sharkey with Katie Robinson and Robert Walker from the Sustainable World Initiative. Climate change, water scarcity, and the collapse of fisheries are just a few of the signs that humans are exceeding the planet’s natural resource limits. While generally conceptualized as separate issues, these global challenges are actually symptoms of the … Continue reading

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