civil society

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Post-2015 Development agenda – Why is national advocacy important now?

Written by Dorothee Gueneheux, CIVICUS on the Sustainable Development 2015 website.  “Even in the context of shrinking flows of official development assistance (ODA), the new development agenda, which is to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) starting from September 2015, has been creating a big buzz over the past 5 years and especially at the international level. Consultations, … Continue reading

Talking development: Understanding contributions to the post-2015 agenda

Written by Dr. Martin S Edwards from the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University on the Centre for UN and Global Governance Studies site. “As we approach 2015, the development agenda is becoming increasingly complex. The model for building the post-2015 sustainable development goals (hereafter SDGs) differs from that used to create the … Continue reading

Civil Society and Global Partnership – Reflections Ahead of Mexico

Written by Richard Ssewakiryanga, Global Co-Chair of CSO Partnership for Effective Development on the Effective Development Co-operation Blog. The world has changed rapidly in recent years. We have seen American citizens take to the streets and non-violently occupy Wall Street. Egypt’s Tahrir Square is now a household name and in Thailand, citizens are engaging publicly … Continue reading

The shifting aid landscape: how civil-society investments strengthen local ownership of development

Written by Randall Tift and William Langley, World Vision on the Development Progress blog. “World Vision and other international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) are sharpening their focus on mobilising both international and domestic resources for development. US-based INGOs channel around $20 billion per year in private funding for overseas relief and development, according to the Hudson Institute. That … Continue reading

Post-2015 news

Post2015.org is collating key post-2015 news in a round-up post. You can read today’s selection below: Crowdsourcing initiative on youth in the post-2015 development agenda launched A crowdsourcing initiative for youth priorities in the post-2015 development agenda was launched today, February 19th, by the Office of the UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, in collaboration … 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: Workshop: Embedding the environment in the Post-2015 Agenda The workshop which involved civil society and think tank representatives from around the world was held in Berlin on 27-28th of January. Jointly organised by Adelphi, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik … Continue reading

From Dhangadhi to Davos- the Post 2015 Development Agenda from the Bottom-Up

Written by Blair Glencorse on the Global Policy Journal. He examines how the world’s leaders can incorporate lessons from the grassroots into efforts to shape the future of developing countries. This week, the world’s elites will descend on Davos for the annual World Economic Forum. Leaders from across business, politics and international organizations will spend three … Continue reading

Post-2015 news

Read in our round-up the latest news and events on post-2015 and the sustainable development goals: High‐Level Event of the General Assembly “The Contributions of Women,the Young and Civil Society  to the Post‐2015 Development Agenda” – 6‐7 of March, 2014  “The high‐level event will address a number of cross‐cutting rights‐based issues relevant to women and the young, across differing national circumstances and developmental stages, such … 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: Delivering the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Options for a New Global Partnership This paper (and policy brief) by Alex Evans, of the Center on International Cooperation offers and overview of key issues and recommendations on any future post-2015 global partnership. It details … Continue reading

Advancing Regional Recommendations on the post-2015 Development Agenda: A consultation with civil society

The UN-NGLS has released a new report entitled ‘Advancing Regional Recommendations on the post-2015 Development Agenda: A consultation with civil society’. The UN-NGLS invites you to share your reflections on the report, which will be compiled by NGLS and published on-line. You can read extracts from the introduction below. “The United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) … Continue reading


January 1st, 2016

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