Involving local people from the start is essential to ensure the work of international NGOs keeps going when funding dries up, argues Charles Pensulo.
Our very own Murray Sheard from TEARFund backgrounds the SDGs and highlights three key weaknesses that must be addressed if the goals are to succeed.
Project Everyone has come out with a new commercial using cute animated animals to promote the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals but Terence Wood wonders if such an ad cheapens the whole Post-2015 Agenda.
The dust is now settling after the adoption of the United Nations Post-2015 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and ODI has put together some great resources about what happens next and how to reach the bottom billion.
Amnesty International NZ Press Release: John Key’s strong words at United Nations General Assembly welcome, but practical solutions must be offered
In their latest press release, Amnesty International has welcomed Prime Minister John Key’s statement at the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, but says New Zealand must also bring practical solutions to the table to address the grave human rights crises.
With less than 60 days to go, the Chair of the 46th Pacific Islands Forum, Peter O’Neill, is optimistic that the good intentions articulated both at the U.N and during the post-forum dialogue with its partners, will translate into a greater coalition of countries willing to support the Pacific in Paris.
Caritas' first and excellent 'State of the Environment Report for Oceania' , identifies five key issues affecting people in the region. This comprehensive research will allow annual monitoring and updating.
As negotiators and ministers meet in Atlanta in an effort to finalise details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), some sober analysis is warranted. Joseph Stiglitz warns that the biggest regional trade and investment agreement in history is not what it seems.
Our generation has a unique opportunity. A Swedish expert in resilience says if we set our minds to it, we could be the first in human history to leave our children nothing: no greenhouse-gas emissions, no poverty, and no biodiversity loss.
Not only does the list of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include a specific goal to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls, the role of women is also considered across all policy areas in the Post 2015 Agenda as Luisa Massarani explains.