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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As the final Ground Level Panel of the four GLPs hosted in Egypt, Brazil, Uganda and India, Praxis in India has just concluded their panel. In this blog article, Tom Thomas reflects on the frustrations felt by the panelists of their experience of marginalisation and living in extreme poverty in contrast to their determination and hope to make a significant change.
At the beginning of July ATD Fourth World in Brazil facilitated a Ground Level Panel comprised of people living in poverty and marginalisation, to mirror the UN High Level Panel for a post-2015 development agenda. In this blog article, Mariana Guerra, ATD Fourth World reflects on the four-day discussions.
Tom Thomas, (CEO, Praxis Institute for Participatory Practices), is reflecting on the ATD Fourth World Conference on ‘Building the Post 2015 sustainable development agenda with people living in extreme poverty’ held in New York in June. He highlights the unequivocal agreement between the participants of the importance of equitable education, and yet the divergence in understanding what that means and how it can be achieved.
The UN High Level Panel’s anticipated report on what should follow the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015, was published on 30 May 2013. Participate responds to the report, based on in-depth participatory research with people living in poverty and marginalisation, from 18 organisations working in over 30 countries worldwide, which together form the Participate initiative’s Participatory Research Group network.