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New Development Framework Post-2015

Volume 2, Issue 3 (April 2013)

April 2013

ECDPM. 2013. GREAT Insights, Volume 2, Issue 3. April 2013. Maastricht: ECDPM.

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Editorial
By San Bilal
The debate on the future development framework post-2015 is in full swing. While there is an emerging consensus that some progress has been made towards reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), most notably in terms of poverty …

Post-2015 Agenda: The Challenge of Economic Transformation
By Betty Maina and Stefano Prato
The Post-2015 development framework should inspire a transformative agenda that addresses the root causes of poverty and marginalization. This is a politically challenging …

Towards an Overarching Post-2015 Framework and a Decent Life for All by 2030
By Klaus Rudischhauser
The Millennium Development Goals and the follow-up to the Rio+20 Conference have been running on two parallel tracks. In a new Communication, the European Commission has called … 

Shifting the Post-2015 Debate from Wish-list to International Traction
By Duncan Green
To produce an effective outcome, the debate on the post-2015 development agenda needs to move beyond subjective debates about what governments, civil society groups and others …

MDG Strengths as Weaknesses
By Sakiko Fukuda-Parr
Simplicity, numerical targeting and consensus are not only the key strengths of the MDGs as a mobilizing tool. But used for planning, simplicity leads to reductioning, numerical targets to distortions, and consensus to maintain the status quo. We …

What Role for Equality in the Post-2015 Development Agenda?
By Martin Dahinden
As the target date of the Millennium Development Goals comes closer and the discussion on a new global framework unfolds, the expectation to effectively address inequalities are high …

The Post-2015 Development Debate: Domestic Resource Mobilisation and Bringing the Informal Sector on Board
By Pindie Nyandoro
The post-2015 development agenda should promote sustainability and inclusiveness through innovation of effective financing options, the preservation of the environment …

Towards a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda
By Bartholomew Armah
Africa is making rapid progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) despite its initial conditions and the failure of development partners to make good on their commitments for official development assistance (ODA). Even though the …

Global Collective Action Post-2015: Insights From the European Report on Development 2013
By James Mackie
With the 2015 deadline of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) just around the corner, the international community has a unique opportunity to review the global development …

Yet Another Agenda: Raising the Quantity and Quality of Development Financing beyond 2015
By Florence Dafe, Renate Hartwig and Heiner Janus
Putting a potentially ambitious post-2015 development agenda on a financially sustainable footing will require the international community to move beyond aid by exploring the full range of …

Trade and Investment in the Post-2015 Agenda: What Role Should the EU Play?
By Jodie Keane and Yurendra Basnett
The MDGs did not pay sufficient attention to economic development. An active economic dimension must feature within the post-2015 agenda, to be anchored on a growth …

A Challenging Road Ahead: International Migration and the Post-2015 Agenda
By Anna Knoll
As progress is being made in defining the contours of the next global development agenda to be in place after 2015, a variety of stakeholders have put forward new aspects to be … 

Domestic Resource Mobilization and the Post-2015 Agenda
By Aniket Bhushan
As the debate about what replaces the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) heats up, it is time to think about who pays for what. Our preliminary analysis shows taxation is featuring …

What Happens after the Millennium Development Goals?
By Diana Alarcon
With less than three years left to the deadline of achieving the Millennium Development Goals the United Nations, in consultation with different international stakeholders working …

What Role for the Private Sector in the Post-2015 Round of Goals?
By Paula Lucci
Many believe that the private sector has a role to play in a new development agreement to replace the current Millennium Development Goals. Yet there are few proposals specifically …

Putting People and Planet First: Business as Usual is Not an Option Post-2015
By Tanya Cox
While the MDGs contributed to considerable progress in human development, a number of important development concerns were left out or inadequately addressed. Now is the moment …

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Economic Transformation and TradeEuropean external affairsEU Development Policy and PracticePost-2015 Global Development AgendaDomestic resource mobilisationEuropean Union (EU)Human rightsMigrationMillennium Development Goals (MDGs)Post 2015Private sectorUnited Nations (UN)AfricaEurope