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The Dili Concensus

The Dili Consensus is the outcome document of the International Conference on the Post-2015 Development Agenda held in Dili, on the 26th -28th of February 2013. It was presented to the conference on the 28th of February, after consultations, by His Excellency Rick Nelson Hoenipwela, representing the Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands His Excellency … Continue reading

Global public goods: a concept for framing the post-2015 agenda?

New discussion paper by Inge Kaul at the German Development Institute. Looking at today’s policy challenges in richer and poorer countries through the analytical lens of global public goods (GPGs), including the links between GPG provisioning and development, this paper suggests a three-pronged approach for the framing of the Post-2015 Agenda: (1) to organise the Agenda … Continue reading

Are we making progress with building governance into the post 2015 framework?

Momentum is building for governance and accountability issues to have a greater profile in the post 2015 framework, and there is a growing recognition that we cannot afford to ignore governance even if it is politically challenging to incorporate. This briefing by Leni Wild and Gina Bergh, researchers at the Overseas Development Institute, provides an … Continue reading

A decent life for all: Ending poverty and giving the world a sustainable future

This paper presents a common EU position on post-2015. To do this, it first identifies the main global challenges and opportunities. It then turns to evaluate the success of global poverty eradication agenda and the experience of the MDGs, as well as outlining some of the key steps towards sustainable development as agreed in Rio+20, and … Continue reading

Mumbai Monolith Epitomises Need for Post-2015 Agenda to Tackle Inequality

Written by Kevin Watkins, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Center for Universal Education. “Go back 15 years, and there were just two dollar billionaires in India. Now there are 46. The $176bn total net worth of the billionaire community has climbed from about 1% of GDP to 12%. That’s enough to eliminate absolute poverty in … Continue reading

Mainstreaming disaster risk reduction and resilience into the post-2015 agenda

By Yuliana Bahar, writing for the Jakarta Post. “Indonesia hosted another consultative meeting to determine ways to mainstream disaster risk reduction (DRR) and resilience into the post-2015 development agenda on Feb. 19-20. One of the main outcomes expected from this meeting is to discuss and offer concrete recommendations for the most essential aspects of DRR … Continue reading

Addressing conflict and violence from 2015: A vision of goals, targets and indicators

This briefing from Saferworld presents options for goals, targets and indicators for integrating commitments to address conflict and violence across different sectors of the post-2015 development framework. Drawing on the global evidence reviewed in a series of Saferworld issue papers entitled Addressing conflict and violence from 2015, this new briefing  considers key issues in the … Continue reading

Summary Report of Public Dialogue and Leadership Meeting on Addressing Inequalities in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The Public Dialogue and Leadership Meeting on Addressing Inequalities in the Post-2015 Development Agenda took place from 18-19 February 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Co-hosted by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), UN Women and the Governments of Denmark and Ghana, these meetings were the culmination of the Global Thematic Consultation on Addressing Inequalities in the Post-2015 … Continue reading

Multidimensional Poverty and the Post-2015 MDGs

This brief by Sabina Alkire, OPHI and Andy Sumner, King’s College London, proposes the consideration of a Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2.0 in post-2015 MDGs, as a headline indicator of multidimensional poverty that can reflect participatory inputs, and can be easily disaggregated. Download: ‘Multidimensional Poverty and the Post-2015 MDGs’

Measuring development post-2015: highlighting the poorest of the poor

Written By Sabina Alkire, Director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). “Also this week, Andy Sumner and I published a briefing in which we call for a new ‘headline’ measure of multidimensional poverty to be considered for the post-2015 MDGs; a measure that reflects participatory inputs (including new dimensions), can be easily … Continue reading


January 1st, 2016

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