As the post-2015 agenda rolls into its final stages of development, IRF2015 looks back at the best of 2014 – and the 10 most read blogs on website.
2014 site archive
The Post-2015 Digest (ISSUE #103) provides a weekly compilation of news, opinion, reports, and events on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals and related processes.
REPORTS AND PROPOSALS
The UK Goverrnment has been warned that the proposed sustainable development goals must apply at home, not just to developing countries.
15 Dec 2014 - This week's Post-2015 Digest highlights news, opinion, reports, and events relating to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, including the latest briefings on Finance for Development
As climate negotiations draw to a close in Lima, Jonathan Reeves reflects on the UN Secretary General's synthesis report on the post-2015 agenda and asks whether the "road to dignity" will take us to the right destination.
So many roads, so much at stake
So many dead ends, I’m at the edge of the lake
Sometimes I wonder what it’s gonna take
To find dignity
A sustainable development goal (SDG) for energy should provide an ambitious, long term vision beyond 2030, according to a new policy brief produced by IRF2015 partner, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES).
The UN Secretary-General's synthesis report provides a compelling narrative and vision, IRF partner, WRI argues, but the lack of specificity in the proposals pose a challenge to member states as they enter into negotiations.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s recently released Synthesis Report, “The Road to Dignity by 2030,” aims to help set the stage for intergovernmental negotiations on a new post-2015 development agenda to succeed the Millennium Development Goals. In brief, the report:
Thabileng Mothabi is an Economic and Social Justice Researcher with the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) and Nina Weitz is a Research Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
While Zambia’s is undergoing rapid development, it still faces food security challenges, but a joint research project is looking at how these can be tackled, looking forward to how countries in southern Africa can achieve sustainable forms of development, as envisaged by the proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This policy brief, by IRF2015 partner, IGES, provides recommendations on the design and implementation of a cetnral component of the post-2015 development agenda: an SDG for energy.
This informal note was produced by IRF2015 in response to the Open Working Group (OWG) outcome document and proposes three ways forward intended to mobilize action and contribute to measuring progress and strengthening accountability. It includes suggestions for the use of meta-metrics, building on four key principles for "transformative change".