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 […]
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Participate co-Director, Joanna Wheeler reflects on the United Nations process to design a new development framework when the MDGs expire in 2015. She looks at how and why the world’s poorest citizens need to participate in deciding this new development agenda.
As the UN High Level Panel prepares its report of recommendations for the post-2015 development framework, Joanna Wheeler reflects on how this new global framework should enable more opportunities for meaningful citizen participation, which will lead to more inclusive and sustainable development.
The UN High Level Panel met for the Fourth time in Bali. Their post-meeting communiqué articulated the need for a ‘people-centred and planet-sensitive development agenda which is recognised through equal partnership of all stakeholders.’ Participate’s Danny Burns responds to the main themes outlined in the communiqué.