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Why poor countries should avoid the SDGs

An interesting perspective on the new SDGs from the Development Policy Blog Here is an excerpt: It’s been widely reported that the process of tortured negotiations essentially turned into what political scientists call “logrolling”: everyone voted for everyone else’s proposal to garner support for their own pet causes. The result is the current unwieldy framework … Read more

Post-2015 Development Agenda

The whole development community is talking about the new development goals post-2015. The UN Eminent Persons Group led by David Cameron, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, consulted governments, organisations, institutions UN agencies, CSOs, major corporations and individuals to provide perspectives and ideas on the post-2015 development agenda. The outcome of their work resulted … Read more