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Emerging themes on the 2030 Agenda in fragile states

This post is written by Thomas Wheeler, Conflict and Security Adviser at Saferworld. He reports from a g7+ technical meeting in Nairobi on the challenges ahead for implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.   Last week I was in Nairobi, where the World Bank hosted the g7+ technical meeting on implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its … Continue reading

SDG Indicators and Data: Who collects? Who reports? Who benefits?

This briefing is written by Barbara Adams and first appeared on Global Policy Watch, a joint initiative of Social Watch and Global Policy Forum  As part of its mandate to develop an indicator framework by which to monitor the goals and targets of the post-2015 development agenda, the Inter-agency and Expert Group on SDGs (IAEG-SDGs) held … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection. National MDG implementation: lessons for the SDG era – This ODI working paper, by Moizza Binat Sarwar, uses five country case studies to tease out common trends in the implementation of the MDGs. Among the lessons learned, the paper finds that 1) … Continue reading

Preventable maternal mortality can be eliminated by 2030, but much more effort is needed

Report from WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Division highlights progress since 1990 Maternal mortality has fallen by 44% since 1990, United Nations agencies and the World Bank Group reported today. Maternal deaths around the world dropped from about 532 000 in 1990 to an estimated 303 000 this year, according to … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection. Shock Waves : Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty – Ending poverty and stabilizing climate change will be two unprecedented global achievements and two major steps toward sustainable development. But the two objectives cannot be considered in isolation: they need … Continue reading

The SDGs: why should business schools care?

This post is written by Giselle Weybrecht, advisor, speaker in the areas of sustainability and business and author of The Sustainable MBA: A Business Guide to Sustainability. A version this post first appeared on the AACSB blog What Are the Sustainable Development Goals? On September 25 this year, all 193 member states of the United … Continue reading

We have SDGs now, but how do we measure them?

This post is written by Kate Anderson, Senior Policy Analyst and Associate Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education and first appeared on the Brookings Education + Development blog Does the world agree on the definition of a mountain? Is internet access a “basic service” for all people? Should the same-sized cities in China and … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection. SDG Data Indicators and Mechanisms: A human rights reference paper – This Danish Institute for Human Rights guide uncovers the human rights anchorage of all 17 goals and 169 targets, and assesses the human rights adequacy of the proposed indicators. The guide reveals a high degree … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection. The Open Government Guide Special Edition: Implementing the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda – This guide, published by the Open Government Partnership and the Transparency and Accountability Initiative focuses on how an open government approach can spur progress across the 17 Goals, including … Continue reading

UN Sustainable Development Goals: Good For Business

This blog is written by Dr Bob Eccles, Chairman of ESG Quant fund manager, Arabesque Partners. It first appeared on Forbes.com  Think of the word “sustainability” and what springs to mind? For many, it means being “green,” and accepting the need for more careful use of increasingly limited natural resources. More specifically, it is a word … Continue reading

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