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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: The “A” Word: Monitoring the SDGs – Roberto Bissio of the Third World Institute authored FutureUN’s latest briefing paper, based on human rights concerns that ‘commitments made in Rio will remain empty promises without effective monitoring and accountability’. Frontier science … Continue reading

Ensuring the SDGs are relevant for high income countries

Written by Shannon Kindornay, an Adjunct Research Professor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University. She is also member of the Post-2015 Data Test team. As part of the Post-2015 Data Test initiative, the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and the Centre for the Study of Living Standards launched the Canada case study report, Canada 2030: An Agenda for Sustainable Development, … Continue reading

Three Essential Elements for Taking Action in 2015: Implementation, Peace and Conflict, and Global Partnership

Written by Jeffrey Strew, Program Officer for the Global Development program at Center on International Cooperation (CIC) and Sarah Hearn, Associate Director and Senior Fellow at CIC. “Last week, over 1,000 civil society organizations in over 120 countries launched a global campaign – action/2015 – to mobilize world leaders to commit to delivering ambitious sustainable development … Continue reading

Post-2015 development challenges in conflict zones

Written by Richard Blunt, a King’s College London Master’s student studying Conflict Security and Development. It seems difficult now in the year 2015, to look back and imagine the world at the turn of the Millennium. Designated as the International Year for the Culture of Peace by the UN, the year 2000 cumulated in the Millennium … 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 Governance and Institutions papers – The Copenhagen Consensus Center has just published a set of papers for our latest topic, Governance and Institutions. It seems clear then, that the global community should set goals for more transparency, … Continue reading

Southern Voice Alert

Part A: Activities of Network Members during October – December 2014 Findings on Country-level Data Test presented in New York Members of the Southern Voice on Post-MDGs International Development Goals network showcased the initial results of their country-level studies of Post-2015 Data Test initiative on 14 October 2014, in New York. Member states, think tanks, … Continue reading

Moving Forward on the Governance SDG

Written by Martin S. Edwards, Associate Professor and Director, Center for UN and Global Governance Studies the blog of the Center for UN and Global Governance Studies “No one disputes the ambitiousness of the proposed Sustainable Development Goals.  Both in scope and in process, these goals are a marked departure from the Millennium Development Goals that preceded … Continue reading

How consumer protection can help deliver the UN’s new vision of shared prosperity

Written Consumers International Director General Amanda Long on the Consumers International Blog “This week, UN member states are coming together in New York to begin to define a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These will replace the UN’s influential Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and will be launched in September 2015. September will also see 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: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Integration: Achieving a better balance between the economic, social and environmental dimensions – This report by the Stakeholder Forum examines integration in the OWG proposal for SDGs and, using stakeholder proposals, puts forward options for … Continue reading

A Test of the Commitment to Access Plus Learning

Written by Ruth Levine, Global Development and Population Program Director at the Hewlett Foundation on the the Hewlett Foundation Blog. “The bell has rung. Civil society leaders from India, Pakistan, Senegal, Mali, Nigeria, Mexico, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania have come together, with optimism and conviction, asking others to join a movement to ensure that all children … Continue reading

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