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
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
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
“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’
“The UN has named the UK prime minister David Cameron, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Liberian president, and President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, of Indonesia, as co-chairs of a panel responsible for creating a new set of development goals when the present ones expire in 2015.” Read the full article on The Guardian’s Global Development pages.
The UN has named the UK prime minister David Cameron, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Liberian president, and President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, of Indonesia, as co-chairs of a panel responsible for creating a new set of development goals when the present ones expire in 2015. Read the Secretary-General’s briefing. 9th May 2012.
This paper was prepared ahead of the ODI/UNDP Cairo workshop on a post-2015 Global Development Agreement, 26-27 October 2011. The paper discusses two aspects of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) agreement as global consensus on the main priorities for tackling poverty and as a political agreement about the level of accountability governments are prepared to accept for … Continue reading