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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: Sustainable Development Policy & Practice Policy Update #6 – The International Institute for Sustainable Development’s reporting teams provide updates on this year’s meetings aimed at defining the key 2015 outcomes, including the Post-2015 Development Agenda, Financing for Development and Climate … Continue reading

Uncounted: has the post-2015 data revolution failed already?

This post was written by Alex Cobham, Director of Research at the international Tax Justice Network. Counting matters. As the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi report puts it: What we measure affects what we do; and if our measurements are flawed, decisions may be distorted…. [I]f metrics of performance are flawed, so too may be inferences we draw. The UN Secretary … Continue reading

From ‘System 1’ MDGs to ‘System 2’ SDGs: the wrong way?

This post is written by Jan Vandemoortele, formerly with the UN and co-architect of the MDGs. In his book Thinking, Fast and Slow (2012), Daniel Kahneman, psychologist and Nobel laureate in economics, describes two aspects of the human brain through which we process information and make associations and decisions. He speaks of two systems: System … 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 of the world’s women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realising Rights – This flagship report by UN Women is divided into four chapters on challenges for public policy; transforming work for women; social policy; and an enabling macroeconomic environment. It offers … Continue reading

Monitoring spending in a post-2015 world: How can it work?

This post was written by Paolo de Renzio, International Budget Partnership Two big meetings related to the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will take place in the coming months: the Financing for Development conference, and the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda. This has shifted focus to the short-term negotiations that will decide the shape … 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: Financing for Development: The challenge of implementing SDGs – This report, from Friends of Europe, summarises a Development Policy Forum roundtable held on March 5. The document covers ODA, a new emphasis on sustainability in Financing for Development, blended finance, … Continue reading

Life After the Cartagena Data Festival – We’ll Never Be the Same

This blog post is written by Kristen Stelljes, Program Officer, Hewlett Foundation The Data Revolution for Sustainable Development has brought all kinds of data nerds out of the woodwork. Enthusiasts are talking about the need for better data, using data to make better decisions, and how best to take advantage of all types of data, … 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: Manufacturing progress? Employment creation in Sri Lanka – This Development Progress study, written in collaboration with ECDPM, aims to explain the employment progress achieved in Sri Lanka from 1990 to 2010. This period has seen a drastic reduction … 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: CBDR in the Post-2015 Development Agenda  – This article, by Alvin K Leong, analyzes CBDR in the context of the intergovernmental decisions underpinning the Post-2015 Development Agenda, and proposes a paradigm – the conceptualization of CBDR contextualized by “different … Continue reading

2015: a critical year for the Least Developed Countries

Written by Saleemul Huq on IRF2015 The post-2015 agenda sees four major strands of global decision-making come together. Saleemul Huq, director of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development and a Senior Fellow in IIED’s Climate Change group, explains why they are so important for the Least Developed Countries. Four major strands of global … Continue reading

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