Key Recommendations from the Asia Post-2015 Alternative Narratives Meeting


23 – 24 March, 2013 Bali, Indonesia Representatives of civil society organizations, people’s movements, academics and researchers deliberating over two days to consider alternative narratives on development, propose the following analysis and recommendations for the … Continue reading

Parliamentarians from Asia deliberate on instruments of progress and equity for the Post-2015 agenda

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Over sixty Parliamentarians from across countries such as Bhutan, Afghanistan, Turkey, Uzbegistan, India and Bangladesh are assembling along with Civil Society Organisations to review progress on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and discuss a framework for … Continue reading

Asia-Pacific Members of Parliament and civil society to focus on disparities as MDG deadline looms

Over 100 representatives of parliament, civil society and development partners from 13 Asian countries gathered in Manila for this Forum.

Manila, The Philippines. — Active engagement of parliaments, civil society organizations (CSOs) and development partners remain at the heart of accelerated efforts to address disparities in achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015, … Continue reading

Parliaments Must Be Strong Inclusive Leaders in the Fight Against Poverty in Africa

A second day of parliamentary debates in Addis Ababa turned to key issues of accountability, leadership and oversight of parliaments across the continent as parliamentarians from Ghana, Philippines and Burkina Faso opened the session by … Continue reading

We Have No Excuse For Africa To Fail

150 African parliamentarians underline their strong commitment and key role in delivering the MDGs Parliamentarians have a key role to play in the future of Africa; looking at budgets, providing scrutiny and oversight of government … Continue reading

The African Network of Parliamentarians on the MDGs Meets in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

“Parliaments are key for ensuring the achievement of the MDGs in Africa. Where parliaments are active they make a huge difference to implementing the MDGs. Africa is proof.” – Charles Abugre, Africa Director of the … Continue reading

MDGs: United Struggle Towards National Realisation

Nigeria, 19 Jan 2012 – As the 2015 deadline year for realisation of the eight global Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draws nearer, the House of Representatives Committee on the MDGs, the United Nations Millennium Campaign … Continue reading