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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: Outcome Document of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals - The OWG Outcome document with 17 sustainable development goals and 169 targets, was adopted by acclamation on July 19. FAO’s proposed 2015 targets - In providing support to United Nations Member States and … Continue reading

Sustainable Development Goals Haiku winner and runners-up announced!

Last week marked another milestone in the long and winding process to define a new global development agenda.  Governments concluded a year’s work in an ‘open working group’, to propose a set of new Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs). To celebrate the group’s final meeting, @clairemelamed and @PJLaddpost2015 initiated a twitter Haiku competition.  We could … 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: Introduction and Proposed Goals and Targets on Sustainable Development for the Post2015 Development Agenda - Proposed Sustainable Development Goals from the UN General Assembly’s Open Working Group following the 13th and final session in New York. More and better … Continue reading

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014

The latest report on progress on the MDGs, the Millennium Development Goals Report 2014 has now been released by the UN “Fourteen years ago, the Millennium Declaration articulated a bold vision and established concrete targets for improving the existence of many and for saving the lives of those threatened by disease and hunger. There has … Continue reading

Making the United Nations fit for the post-2015 world

Written by Ian Thorpe who works with the UN on knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation on his blog, KM on a Dollar a Day.  “While the consultations and negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda and the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) are ongoing, inside the UN discussion is already moving to whether or not the UN is … Continue reading

Will competing UN and OECD partnerships stymie aid effectiveness?

Written by Jonathan Glennie, research associate at the Overseas Development Institute in London and at the Centro De Pensamiento Estratégico Internacional (Cepei) in Bogotá on the Guardian Poverty Matters blog.  “As we approach the first high-level meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC) in Mexico next week, no one quite knows what to expect. Are … Continue reading

The Role of Parliaments in post-2015

The role of parliaments in forging the post-2015 development agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was considered during the annual Parliamentary Hearing between UN officials and members of parliament (MPs). Held on 14-15th November 2013 in New York, the theme was “Rethinking Sustainable Development: the quest for a ‘transformational’ global agenda in 2015”. UN … Continue reading

Deputy SG Highlights Rule of Law, Justice and Human Rights for post-2015

The UN Deputy Secretary General, Jan Eliasson, made a statement to the event on rule of law, transitional justice and development, in New York on 1 November. You can read extracts below: “Delivering justice through the rule of law is at the foundation of all our work at the UN.  The rule of law is fundamental to … Continue reading

Partnerships vital for addressing sustainable development challenges – UN officials

The UN News Centre has issued a press-release, stressing the importance of global partnerships for the success of the post-2015 agenda. Read extracts below: “Partnerships are vital if countries want to reduce poverty and advance economic and social progress, United Nations officials stressed today, as they considered ways to address challenges and accelerate the achievement … Continue reading

Transitional Justice and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Pablo Greiff, Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence presented his report to the UN General Assembly on Monday October 28th 2013. In the associated speech, he warned that “unaddressed human rights violations are spoilers of sustainable development”, and called for UN member states to include goals on access … Continue reading

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