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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: The challenge of measuring SDG 16: What role for African regional frameworks? – This ECDPM discussion paper examines how SDG 16 should be measured to encourage positive improvements, argues that a better understanding of the targets is required, and argues … Continue reading

Leaving No One Behind: Tackling Inequalities in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Thursday, 19 March 2015 1.15 – 2.45 pm EST (A light lunch will be served from 12.45 pm) (17.15 – 18.345 GMT)   UN Conference Room 8 (open for all), United Nations Headquarters, New York All welcome The event will be live streamed The concept of leaving no one behind is now firmly embedded in the … Continue reading

Good and Bad Inequality

Written by Dani Rodrik, Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey on Project Syndicate.  “PRINCETON – In the pantheon of economic theories, the tradeoff between equality and efficiency used to occupy an exalted position. The American economist Arthur Okun, whose classic work on the topic is called Equality and Efficiency: … 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: The right climate for development: why the SDGs must act on climate change – This briefing launched at the CDKN event hosted at ODI outlines the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment Review (AR5) that climate … Continue reading

Southern Voice Occasional Paper Series

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Today’s selection covers recent occasional papers produced as part of the Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals Agenda, an initiative to channel evidence-based policy inputs from the Global South into the discussion on the post-2015 framework and targets: First Approximations on Post-MDG International Development Goals – by … Continue reading

Mind the gap: why UN development goals must tackle economic inequality

Written by Faiza Shaheen, senior researcher on economic inequality for the New Economics Foundation on the Guardian’s Poverty Matters blog.  “This month we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to force our governments to face up to an uncomfortable reality – that promises ofsustainable development are hollow without bold action on economic inequality. The UN’s mammoth consultation on the objectives that will … Continue reading

Overcoming Inequality and Climate Change Key to Ending Poverty

Written by Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International in the Huffington Post.  “Two major injustices — inequality and climate change — are threatening to undermine the efforts of millions of people to escape poverty and hunger. By concentrating wealth and power in the hands of a few, inequality robs the poorest people of the support they … Continue reading

Latin America’s agenda post-2015: reduce inequality

This post has been written by Andrea Ordóñez, Southern Voice’s Research Coordinador. She is based in Ecuador and discusses what Latin America might bring to the post-2015 debate. I am writing this blog from Lima, the capital of Perú, and one of the fastest growing cities in Latin America. But, as with many other cities … Continue reading

Aid must change in order to tackle inequality: the OECD responds to Angus Deaton

Written by Jon Lomøy, Director of the OECD Development Co-operation Directorate on Oxfam’s From Poverty to Power blog. “Official development assistance – or aid – is under fire. In The Great Escape, Angus Deaton argues that, “far from being a prescription for eliminating poverty, the aid illusion is actually an obstacle to improving the lives of the poor.” … Continue reading

Only an economic revolution can defuse the global inequality timebomb

Written by Nicholas Lusiani, senior researcher at the Centre for Economic and Social Rights and Helen Dennis, senior adviser on poverty and inequality at Christian Aid in the Guardian’s Poverty Matters blog.  “Focus on global inequality has gone mainstream. From papal proclamations to warnings of impending doom by the economist Thomas Piketty, social injustice is making headlines. Yet the … Continue reading


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