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Reactions to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals 2015 report

Post2015.org is collating responses to the UN’s final MDG report ahead of the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals later this year. Please check back for updates Ben Phillips, ActionAid International Campaigns and Policy Director “World leaders cannot fulfil their pledge to end poverty unless they tackle the crisis of the widening gap in wealth … Continue reading

Final United Nations Millennium Development Goals Report published

The The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015 was launched in Oslo, Norway by the Secretary-General on 6 July 2015. The report provides a final assessment of global and regional progress towards the MDGs since their endorsement in 2000. It shows that significant progress has been made across all goals and that the global efforts to … 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: Human rights and the SDGs: A side-lined priority? – This Future UN Development System briefing, by Bertrand G Ramcharan, looks at the content of the SDGs, strategies for implementation, and follow-up and review options from a human rights perspective, offering policy … Continue reading

Can the SDGs Really ‘Leave No One Behind’?

This post is written by Casey Dunning, Senior Policy Analyst at the Center for Global Development, and Molly Elgin-Cossart, Senior Fellow at American Progress and former chief of staff to the U.N. Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. It originally appeared on the Center for Global Development blog. What does ‘Leave No One Behind’ … Continue reading

Will the post-2015 agenda support country ownership of sustainable development processes?

This post is written by Luca De Fraia, ActionAid Italy Deputy Secretary General,  and originally appeared on the ActionAid blog. Will the post-2015 agenda support country ownership of sustainable development processes? This questions has been of central concern to me as I’ve worked to keep abreast of the fast-paced post-2015 negotiations. Having followed the aid effectiveness … 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: Progress for Children: Beyond Averages: Learning from the MDGs – This UNICEF report encourages nations to go beyond national averages when assessing progress, showing that an equality approach using disaggregated data can accelerate Goal achievement. UNICEF conducted analyses for major … Continue reading

What are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to be agreed in September and come into effect on 1 January 2016, will guide international development and cooperation for the next 15 years. According to the draft released this month, they will be aspirational goals, intended to provide a reference for setting national priorities, in rich and poor countries … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Bringing the SDGs to life: real change for real people – This new animation, from the International Institute For Environment and Development, is designed to communicate what the SDGs are, why they are needed, and why we need to take collective action. It covers all 17 Sustainable Development Goals in three minutes. Indicators for sustainable consumption and production … Continue reading

Developing indicators for the Sustainable Development Goals: Reflections on the work of the IAEG-SDGs

This post is written by Eve de la Mothe Karoubi, Jessica Espey, and Guido Schmidt-Traub (SDSN Secretariat) and first appeared on the SDSN blog. Indicators will be the backbone of monitoring progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) welcomes the establishment of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators … Continue reading

Data for development

This post is written by Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor of Sustainable Development, Professor of Health Policy and Management, and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals, and is published on Project Syndicate. NEW YORK – The data revolution is rapidly transforming every part … Continue reading


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