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Post 2015: Global Action for an Inclusive and Sustainable Future

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European Report on Development (2013) Post-2015: Global action for an inclusive and sustainable future, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), Brussels: 2013.

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The international community is on the verge of a unique opportunity to reset the global development agenda after 2015, the expiry date of the Millennium Development Goals. The European Report on Development (ERD) 2013 argues that the new framework that will replace the MDGs needs to build on the past achievements, but has to go further by looking beyond MDGs and beyond aid. Effective multilateral action in areas as migration, trade, and finance – not covered by the MDGs – will be key to efforts of developing countries to achieve progress. The report draws on wide-ranging research and consultations in Nepal, Rwanda, Cote d’Ivoire, and Peru and was prepared by ECDPM, ODI and DIE.

The ERD 2013, the fourth such report to be published by the EU, focuses on the post-2015 development agenda, which will replace the Millennium Development Goals framework. Within this overall theme the report analyses what kind of global framework can help focus efforts on poverty eradication over the next couple of decades and explores how prosperous countries can best support the efforts of developing countries to achieve progress post-2015. The European Report on Development is an independent report on development prepared by ECDPM, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the German Development Institute (DIE). It is funded by the European Commission and seven Member States, namely Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

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‘Post 2015: Global Action for an Inclusive and Sustainable Future’ 

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The permanent URL for this web page is www.ecdpm.org/erd2013. This web page is stored in the ECDPM dossier on the European Report on Development (www.ecdpm.org/erd). 

    Links

    ERD official website
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    ERD 2013 documents
    Executive summary and the English, French and Spanish version of the report
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    ERD 2013 background papers and case studies
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    ERD 2013 core team
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    ERD 2013 videos and photos
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    Events

    Launch of the European Report on Development in the Netherlands
    17 June 2013, The Hague
    ECDPM’s Paul Engel and Anna Knoll presented the ERD’s key findings at this event organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Broker and ECDPM.

    Launch of the European Report on Development in the United Kingdom
    10 June 2013, London
    The authors of the ERD 2013 – including ECDPM’s James Mackie – will present some of the findings of the report at an event hosted by the Overseas Development Institute.

    Presentation of the European Report on Development at a panel discussion in Germany
    10 June 2013, Berlin
    The ERD was presented at a public lunch event organised by the German Development Institute and the European Commission.

    Launch of the European Report on Development in Spain
    22 May 2013, Madrid
    ECDPM’s Paul Engel presented the ERD’s key findings at this event organised by MAEC, FIAPP and the European Commission.

    Launch of the European Report on Development in Finland
    24 April 2013, Helsinki
    ECDPM’s Jan Vanheukelom and Anna Knoll presented the ERD’s key findings at this event organised by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the European Commission. See their presentation.

    Launch of the European Report on Development in Germany
    11 April 2013, Bonn
    The ERD researchers presented the report at a ‘Bonner Impulse’ event, organised by the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), EADI & VENRO.

    Official launch of the European Report on Development 2013
    9 April 2013, Brussels
    ECDPM’s James Mackie, ERD team leader, presented the Report’s main findings at the launch event with EU Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs.

    European Report on Development pre-launch
    5 April 2013, Paris
    ECDPM’s James Mackie presented the ERD 2013 at a pre-launch event at the OECD Global Forum on Development.

    Development Policy Forum
    18 October 2012, Brussels
    ECDPM’s James Mackie, team leader of the ERD 2013 chaired the discussion on “Towards a Common European Vision on the Post-2015 Development Agenda”

    European Development Days 2012
    16 October 2012, Brussels
    In a “project-lab“, the ERD core team has presented their work on the European Report on Development 2013. This consultation with a wide variety of stakeholders present at the European Development Days has enriched and informed the next stages of drafting the report.

    A series of consultative events and workshops in Ivory Coast, Nepal, Peru, Rwanda and Europe on the content of ERD 2013 take place during drafting, materials from these events are available online.

    Workshop: Nepal Case Study For European Report on Development
    16 July 2012, Kathmandu
    This validation workshop was organised by the South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE) and Center for the Study of Labour and Migration (CESLM). See the programme, get the presentations and read the workshop reports by SAWTEE and by CESLM.

    Workshop: Peru Case Study For European Report on Development – Europa y el desarrollo del Perú -Ideas para una agenda de futuro
    13 July 2012, Lima
    Authors of the case study report presented their initial findings in a workshop and invited key stakeholders from Peru to discuss and comment on the research.

    European Report on Development 2013 Consultation at the 50th Anniversary of the OECD Development Centre
    29 February 2012, Paris
    Read more about the meeting and get the presentation.

    Blogs

    Go to the official European Report on Development blog

    Post-2015: Four things the EU should consider to achieve ‘A Decent Life for All’
    Anna Knoll and James Mackie, ECDPM Talking Points Blog, 27 February 2013

    MDGs matter only minimally for development in Côte d’Ivoire
    Bruce Byiers, ECDPM Talking Points Blog, 7 December 2012

    Young people need jobs and education, and an own development goal?
    James Mackie, ECDPM Talking Points Blog, 15 August 2012

    Can we afford to ignore migration post-2015?
    Anna Knoll, ECDPM Talking Points Blog, 27 July 2012

    Media coverage

    EU pushing ‘old 90s script’ on next UN aid agenda
    EurActiv, 10 April 2013

    MDGs: The case for collective global action
    The Guardian, Global Development Professional Network, 9 April 2013

    Development must tackle jobs and migration, say European thinktanks
    The Guardian Global Development, The Future of Development, 9 April 2013

    European Report on Development 2013 to Open Debate on the Post MDG Framework: Interview with James Mackie
    Capacity4dev.eu, 13 December 2012

    Articles covering the workshop “Nepal Case Study For European Report on Development”
    The Kathmandu Post, 17 July 2012
    Kantipur, 17 July 2012
    Nagarik, 17 July 2012
    Karobar, 17 July 2012
    The Himalayan Times, 17 July 2012
    Aanapurna Post, 17 July 2012
    Abhiyan, 17 July 2012

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    External authors

    The Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

    The German Development Institute (DIE)

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    ERD 2013 video (Spanish)