A World That Counts: Mobilising The Data Revolution for Sustainable Development

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Never again should it be possible to say “ we didn’t know.” No one should be invisible. This is the world we want – a world that counts. The Secretary-General’s Independent Expert Advisory Group on … Continue reading

Delivering the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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One year ago the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) released a summary of a global consultation process on the world that people want. The report, ‘A Million Voices’, captured the results of nearly 100 national … Continue reading

Proposal for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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Take a look at the latest proposal for the Sustainable Development Goals to replace the Millennium Development Goals: Introduction to the Proposal of The Open Working Group for Sustainable Development Goals 1. The Rio+ outcome … Continue reading

The African Narrative

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The UN Millennium Campaign and the UNDP Regional Service Centre in Africa have published Structural Transformation and the Challenge of Financing Africa’s post-2015 Development Agenda. The paper is a powerful synthesis of a 2-day forum … Continue reading

World leaders renew commitment to anti-poverty targets, agree to adopt new development Goals at 2015 Summit

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UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, 25 September 2013 – World leaders agreed today to scale up action against extreme poverty, hunger and disease and called for a 2015 Summit to adopt the next set of Goals … Continue reading

UN Secretary-General listens to 1 Million Voices from MY World

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People around the world call for better education, healthcare, honest and responsive government and jobs.  The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented today a new report “A Million Voices: The World We Want”. The report summarizes … Continue reading

Video: Rwandan Youth speaks out for their priorities for a better world

The efforts in establishing the global conversation on the Post-2015 agenda are gaining increasing strength, specifically from the enthusiasm and positive efforts of young Rwandans.  This video showcases the national consultations that took place in … Continue reading

High Level Panel Releases Recommendations for World´s Next Development Agenda

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The High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda released on 30th May “A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development,” a report which sets out a universal agenda to eradicate extreme … Continue reading

Discussion of the High Level Panel’s Report on the Post 2015 Agenda

Date: 31st May 2013 (10am to 12pm) Location: United Nations Headquarters, ECOSOC Chamber What is being discussed? On May 31st (12:01am EST) the report of the High Level Panel (HLP) on the post-2015 development agenda … Continue reading

‘MY World’ Survey – First Results – Over 600,000 Citizens Tell the United Nations their Priorities

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Over 600,000 citizens from 194 countries have already voted for the issues that would make the most difference to their lives, providing, for the first time ever, real-time and real-world intelligence on what people think … Continue reading