International Policies

Don’t Have Time to Read 47 Pages on Post-2015 Development? Read This.

The long-awaited synthesis report on the post-2015 agenda from the Secretary General of the United Nations (U.N.) was released yesterday. This report ushers in the final chapter of the post-2015 development agenda-setting. This rather flowery 47-page report seeks to capture … Continue Reading

Climate Change, International Policies, Population and Climate Change

I Went to UNGA and All I Got Were These Five Questions What We All Should Be Asking as The Post-2015 Process Rolls On

As the dust settles on an exciting United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly, I finally have an opportunity to reflect on all that went down last week, and what it means for the post-2015 development process moving forward. In short: some … Continue Reading

International Policies

Working Group Report Gets Top Billing as Post-2015 Process Heads to the U.N.

The next phase of the post-2015 process starts next week, when the United Nations General Assembly convenes in New York for its annual meeting. The Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) wrapped up their recommendations in July, … Continue Reading

Family Planning, Financing and Aid Effectiveness, International Policies

What We’re Reading: Smart Aid for the World’s Poor

We’re only halfway through 2014, but if you follow development news, you may already be tired of hearing about the post-2015 development agenda. There’s been ongoing debate this year about what the world should focus on once the Millennium Development … Continue Reading

International Policies

Open Working Group Ends With Proposed Sustainable Development Goals

Last week, the U.N. Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals met for the last time, after a total of 13 meetings over 18 months. It was a grueling marathon negotiation that went through the wee hours on Friday … Continue Reading

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