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13 July 2015 - as the Financing for Development conference opens in Addis Ababa, this week's digest includes views on what to expect from the event, as well as details of the final draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit to adopt the post-2015 development agenda.


photo: Espen Rasmussen/PANOS

Post-2015 update - 3 July

3 July 2015 - this week's post-2015 digest provides a compilation of news, opinion, reports, and events on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals and related processes, including a report on actioning the post-2015 agenda and coverage from the High Level Political Forum in New York.


photo: Diana Mitlin, IIED.

Is the 2015 UN Summit 'zero draft' on the right track?

Wed, 2015-06-24 17:19
Kitty van der Heijden and Mathilde Bouyé

The zero draft of the UN summit outcomes on the Sustainable Development Goals does credit to global discussions to date, but Kitty van der Heijden and Mathilde Bouyé from WRI find there is still scope for improvement.

The zero draft emphasises that no-one must be left behind, image: Isabelle Lemaire, IIED

The coming six months provide a unique opportunity for a global shift towards sustainable development with three major summits on finance, on climate and on the post-2015 agenda. Never before have we had such a confluence of events intended to put the world on a more sustainable trajectory.