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 poverty from the face of the earth by 2030, and deliver on the promise of sustainable development. The report calls upon the world to rally around a new Global Partnership that offers hope and a role to every person in the world.

In July 2012 the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, announced the names of 27 people drawn from developing and developed nations, government, civil society and the private sector. Co-chaired by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron,This group was to make up the High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on Post 2015 Development Planning and were tasked by the Secretary-General “…prepare a bold yet practical developmentvision to present to Member States” in September 2013.