Consensus Reached on New Sustainable Development Agenda to be adopted by World Leaders in September


Ambitious new agenda would end poverty by 2030 and universally promote economic prosperity, social development and environmental protection 2 August, New York—The 193 Member States of the United Nations reached agreement today on the draft … Continue reading

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


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


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)


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

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

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