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After the post-2015 HLP report

“Last week the ODI in London connected partners in Bogotá, Dhaka and Nairobi to share reactions to the much anticipated post-2015 High-Level Panel (HLP) Report. Chaired by Claire Melamed, the event gave audiences from around the world linked by VC the opportunity to ask questions of those closely involved in drafting the report. Panellists included two members of the HLP, Betty Maina (Chief Executive of the … Continue reading

The post-2015 development agenda: 10 things to celebrate, and get behind, in the HLP report

Suzanne Kindervatter‘s analysis of the top 10 things we can’t afford to lose sight of after the High Level Panel report: “1. It puts forward the bold vision of eradicating extreme poverty. 2. People are at the heart of the report. 3. Reducing inequalities and social inclusion are key. 4. The social, economic, and environmental … Continue reading

Who said inequality was too political?

Kate Dooley at Save the Children discusses the HLP report recommendation for disaggregation of indicators and requirement that no target be considered achieved until met in all relevant social and economic groups. She argues that while the report failed to acknowledge the costs of income inequality and the barrier it poses to poverty reduction, the … Continue reading

A compilation of responses to the High Level Panel report

On the 30th of May the High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda released “A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development,” setting out a universal agenda to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, and deliver on the promise of sustainable development. A compilation of responses to the report is now available … Continue reading

15-Year-Old Thinking for Post-2015 Solutions on Inequality?

Nick Galasso of Oxfam America levels a critique of the High Level Panel report from an equity perspective: “Despite a growing global consensus that income inequality must be halted, the High-Level Panel did not generate targets for inequality reduction. Instead, reducing inequality is claimed to be imbued across all the goals. The Panel claims, rightly, that inequality is … Continue reading

UN high-level panel: do the recommendations on hunger fall short?

“Policymakers are making all the right noises about ending hunger, but the wording of the post-2015 report reveals that they are not yet ready to commit to this audacious goal.” Read the article by Jose Luis Vivero on the Guardian Development Professionals Network site here.

Dan Smith on international development post-2015

Dan Smith, Secretary General of International Alert offers his appraisal of the MDGs, the post-2015 process and the High Level Panel report, asking if we still know what inclusive growth means and highlighting gaps in the Panel’s proposals on peace and security: “… the HLP’s work on what it is that creates a peaceful society has gone only a limited distance. … Continue reading

Response from International Movement ATD Fourth World to the HLP report

  Press Release June 6 2013, Paris: HLP report : A transformative vision, but implementation and responsibilities that need to be strengthened With some reservations, the International Movement ATD Fourth World welcomes the report published by the High Level Panel, named by Ban Ki-moon, to make “bold but practical” suggestions for the Post-2015 development agenda. The … Continue reading

CAFOD response to launch of UN High Level Panel report

“Catholic aid agency CAFOD has welcomed the report from the UN High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda as offering a credible steer on the way ahead and addressing some of the vital issues missed by the MDGs. CAFOD Director Chris Bain said: “The report places people living in poverty at the heart of … Continue reading

Participate: Response to the High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda Report

Posted June 6th, 2013 by Participate 2015 & filed under High Level Panel, MDGs. This response is based on in-depth participatory research with people living in poverty and marginalisation, from 18 organisations working in over 30 countries worldwide, which together form the Participate initiative’s Participatory Research Group network. The research has included people with disabilities, … Continue reading

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