Jessica Espey

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Putting equality at the heart of Cameron’s “Golden Thread” to post-2015 development

Prime Minister David Cameron has been building up his development credentials of late – he’s recently been appointed a co-chair of the UN Secretary General’s High Level Panel of Eminent Persons leading the post-2015 negotiation process; he’s just announced a hunger summit to coincide with the UK Olympics; and earlier this week, at the G20 … Continue reading

Inequality, youth unemployment and jobless growth: Common problems but can we negotiate a common solution?

Income inequality, youth unemployment and jobless growth were the buzz issues at the UN’s first post-2015 thematic consultation, hosted two weeks ago by the UNDP, ILO and Government of Japan. This 2 day meeting, focusing on ‘growth, structural change and employment’ included a motley array of academics, UN staffers, Government officials, the odd NGO and … Continue reading


January 1st, 2016

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