Posts Categorized: Post-2015

Achieving SDGs only possible with people’s participation & monitoring

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I first became involved with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) when the international community was just starting to think about what would replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), reflecting on what had and had not worked during that era. One of the most striking things that I learned, as the new Agenda was being discussed and negotiated, came […]

Participation and post-2015 goals: Rhetoric as usual?

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As global governments begin to negotiate and agree on a framework for a development agenda post-2015, it is heartening to note that unlike the MDGs that were developed in a top down manner, development of the post-2015 framework has been consultative, at least via CSO mediated processes. Efforts such as Ground Level Panels (GLPs) by […]

The Secretary General’s Report: My points of disappointment

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The United Nations Secretary General’s (UNSG) has taken a look at the progress made in articulating a Post 2015 development agenda and released a synthesis report- the Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transforming all Lives and protecting the Planet. The report comes after close to four years of a multifaceted civil society campaign […]

What next for participatory research for policy influence?

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Participate partners have been critically reflecting on the participatory approaches they have employed in attempts to shift power in policymaking – including the engagement with the post-2015 process.  In this final blog of the series, Thea Shahrokh and Joanna Wheeler share their recommendations for future participatory research for policy influence. Knowledge from the Margins: An anthology […]

Welcome to the Data Revolution Advisory Group – but will it be a revolution driven by people?

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Article by Neva Frecheville, originally posted on CAFOD policy team blog, Serpents and Doves A warm welcome to Ban Ki-Moon’s new independent expert advisory group on the data revolution. While the data revolution conversation has been bubbling away over the last year, it’s been difficult to see how it will be brought into the official post-2015 […]