CAFOD have engaged extensively in the post-2015 arena, as co-chairs of the Beyond 2015 campaign and as an independent agency. Drawing on the dozens of meetings, reading and engagement CAFOD have had in recent months, the first part of this paper synthesises their understanding of what is currently being planned on post-2015 policymaking, focusing particularly … Continue reading
In this paper, Claire Melamed, Head of Growth, Poverty and Inequality at the Overseas Development Institute, considers some of the current proposals for integrating inequality into a post-2015 framework. Download ‘putting inequality in the post-2015 picture’.
This article in the January 2012 edition of Development Policy Review considers the effectiveness and efficiency of key policy instruments for MDG (Millennium Development Goals) achievement, focusing on the role of demand and supply-side factors in education and health-service utilisation. It comes to the following conclusions. First, specific policy interventions can have a considerable impact on … Continue reading
As the 2015 expiry date of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draws nearer, this report by Claire Melamed, head of Growth, Poverty and Inequality at ODI looks at the history of the MDGs, and sets out context for discussions on a possible future global agreement to promote development and reduce poverty. Download the report here.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) organized a workshop entitled “A Post-2015 Framework for Development: Starting a Substantive Conversation” in order to discuss both the technical and political work needed for a post-2015 agreement. The workshop took place in Cairo, Egypt from 26 to 27 October 2011, gathering policy … Continue reading
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