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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

Europe and the Sustainable Development Goals

Written by Anna Knoll,  Policy Officer in the Strengthening European External Action Programme at ECDPM on ECDPM Talking Points blog “Last week the UN Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals (OWG) adopted their final report to standing ovations after 13 formal sessions and a final marathon meeting. From a European perspective, the outcome is considered … Continue reading

Political realities threaten post-2015 peace and security agenda

Written by Paul Stephens on Devex: “As the post-2015 process shifts from consultations to negotiations, those involved in shaping the agenda are bracing for the battles that lie ahead. In the area of peace and security, political objections threaten a general consensus that making development work in conflict-affected and fragile states is critical to any … Continue reading

Memo to Brazil: in the post-2015 development agenda, advocate for peace

Written by Robert Muggah and Eduarda Hamann, on Open Security: “Brazil should consider brokering a broader conversation on development that includes peacebuilding at its heart. At the same time, its diplomats can constructively challenge the creeping securitization of development. […] Brazil’s endorsement of a traditional ‘development-first’ agenda is commendable, but also suffers from some drawbacks. … Continue reading

Post-2015: Will Brazil make room for sustainable peace?

Saferworld’s Larry Attree and Sunil Suri “explore what role Brazil could play in the process to agree a post-2015 development framework that includes peace: Speaking at the UN General Assembly in September 2013, Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff stated that the post-2015 development agenda “must focus on the results of Rio+20”, notably poverty eradication and sustainable development. Brazil … 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: Summary of OWG 7 IISD has released a summary report of the proceedings of the 7th Session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which you can view alongside day to day coverage of the proceedings. Click … Continue reading

Peace, Stability, and Post-2015: Part 1 “Why it’s politically sensitive”; Part 2 “How to make progress

Written by Molly Elgin-Cossart and Jennifer Slotin, on the Center for International Cooperation blog: “Numerous global actors and institutions have raised awareness within the development and conflict management communities that large portions of the world’s poor are increasingly concentrated in conflict-affected and fragile states. The UN Peacebuilding Commission, theg7+, the International Dialogue, the International Network on Conflict and Fragility, … 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: Concluding Remarks of Co-Chairs at OWG 6        You can now read the closing remarks from the Co-chairs at the 6th Session of the Open Working Group (OWG 6) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Summarising discussions on means of implementation of the … Continue reading

Post 2015 Objective Peace: Development and Insecurity

By Nic Watkins, on the ISIS Europe blog: ISIS Europe visited the EU Development Days event in Brussels.  Organised by the European Commission, the event brings together development workers looks to build a consensus on a development agenda post 2015. ISIS attended the panel discussion entitled Post 2015: Objective Peace, the search for sustained solutions … Continue reading

Can global development and local peacebuilding work together?

By Jamie Grant, writing on Insight on Conflict: “Can local peacebuilders become a crucial link between the international development industry and some of the most at-risk communities? As the deadline for the UN Millennium Development Goals approaches, Jaimie Gant looks at the opportunities for local peacebuilding organisations in the post-2015 agenda. As the 2015 deadline … Continue reading


January 1st, 2016

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