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

After the HLP report: responses from around the world

Event: 6 June 2013 14:30 – 16:00 (GMT+01 (BST)) Venue: London, Nairobi, Dhaka and Bogotá and streamed live online The High-Level Panel, appointed by the UN Secretary General to advise him on the post-2015 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

The United Nations Asks Citizens About Their World

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The United Nations has teamed up with youth groups, private sector bodies and NGO partners all over the world to launch MY World, which is the United Nations Survey for a Better World. MY World … 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

Inclusive India: Bridge the Development Divide

Sushma Verma, a Dalit activist from Jhansi, Bundelkhand, U.P, part of the Bundelkhand Shiksha Abhiyan ( Bundelkhand Education Programme). She Speaks at the Voices forum about her efforts to educate Dalit and other marginalized community about the importance of sending their children to school.

On the occasion of the death anniversary of the prestigious Indian jurist and political leader, Chairman of the Drafting Committee of Indian Constitution, Babasaheb B.R. Ambedkar; 20 men and women from Dalit and other excluded communities spoke about their struggles and successes in … Continue reading

Local Authorities vow to make a critical contribution to the Post-2015 agenda

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Dakar.-Mayors and Local Authorities from across the world came together in the United Council of Local Governments World Council 2012 held in Dakar (Senegal) on 6 December to discuss the post-2015 agenda and identify mechanisms … Continue reading

Potential Role of faith-based giving in accelerating Global Development discussed at the United Nations

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New York.- International development leaders and experts highlighted the importance of faith-based giving (Zakat, for Muslims) in advancing global development agenda at a forum titled “Linking Muslim Giving to the MDGs”. The forum was co-hosted … Continue reading

Empowering citizens to achieve the MDGs: The Philippines’ top telecommunication companies unite to support Tingog 2015

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The Philippines’ top telecommunication companies unite to support Tingog 2015, an initiative that allows citizens to monitor social services through text messaging. The initiative is being piloted in Tabaco, Albay, the Philippines. (Manila, Philippines, November … Continue reading