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Who should measure the Sustainable Development Goals?

Amid conversations about indicators for measuring progress on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, Saferworld’s Thomas Wheeler explores the question of who should be producing the data that these global indicators will rely on. He explores the benefits of using national statistical systems to measure progress, but also makes the case for third parties playing a significant … Continue reading

A sneak peek at UN progress on post-2015

Written by Elena L. Pasquini, freelance journalist in an exclusive interview with Helen Clark, United Nations Development Program administrator on the Devex blog.  “How will the United Nations implement the post-2015 agenda in practice? That was the key question on the table at a behind-closed-doors meeting of 29 U.N. specialized organizations chaired by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. … 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: The 2015 Post: Issue #3 Published Issue #3 of the 2015 Post by UN-NGLS has just been released. The January edition consists of a new interactive format. It includes articles about the 7th session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on … Continue reading

Post-2015 News

Read in our round-up the latest news and events on post-2015 and the sustainable development goals: Event: The Post-2015 Goals: Inspiring a New Generation to Act (at the World Economic Forum in Davos) How can a new spirit of solidarity, cooperation and mutual accountability carry the post-2015 development goals from vision to action? Speakers: Tidjane Thiam, None … Continue reading

Why Latin America and the Caribbean matter for the Post-2015 Agenda

Written by Alejandra Kubitschek Bujones, on UNDP Latin America: “Latin America could emerge as one of the most influential regions in the negotiations on what will follow the Millennium Development Goals when they expire in 2015. First: The politics – As discussed in the recent UNDP-commissioned, NYU/Center on International Cooperation (CIC) independent report, A Laboratory for Sustainable Development? Latin … Continue reading

Confessions of a Serial Consulter, Part 1 and 2

Written by Gina Lucarelli, on the UNDP blog: Part 1:Debunking Myths “Looking back on the past year as part of the United Nations World we Want team working on engaging people in a discussion of what matters for their future, I feel compelled to come clean on the experience thus far. Our work is driven by the … Continue reading

Helen Clark: The Creative Economy and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, gave a speech at the UNDP and UNESCO featured event “Widening Local Development Pathways, the Creative Economic and the post-2015 development agenda”. You can read extracts below: “It is a pleasure to be part of this presentation of the conclusions of the Creative Economy Report 2013 on “Widening Local Development Pathways”, … Continue reading

Rebeca Grynspan: Congratulatory Remarks at 7th Seoul ODA International Conference

Below, read extracts from Rebeca Grynspan’s remarks at the 7th Seoul ODA conference: “Yesterday we held here in Seoul the “Seoul Post-2015 Conference: Implementation and Implications”, an event co-hosted by UNDP and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea centered on the “how” of the new development framework. The deliberations where extremely helpful to understand … Continue reading

Powerful Synergies: Gender Equality, Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability

This new UNDP publication is a collection of evidence-based papers by scholars and practitioners that explore the interconnections between gender equality and sustainable development across a range of sectors and global development issues such as energy, health, education, food security, climate change, human rights, consumption and production patterns, and urbanization. The publication provides evidence and recommendations … Continue reading

Road to Rio: Growth and employment need to be the heart of development

“Growth and employment are firmly back on the development agenda—and will be a key topic during the Rio+20 Conference next month.” Read Magdy Martinez-Soliman, Director of UNDP’s Bureau for Development Policy’s ‘Road to Rio: Growth and employment need to be the heart of development’


January 1st, 2016

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