Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection:
WHO Bulletin: Recycling fuel subsidies as health subsidies – This editorial by Robert Yates proposes that financing rapid UHC reforms using savings from reducing fuel subsidies can be a very effective political strategy to tackle two major development priorities at the same time.
Getting Intentional: Cross-sector partnerships, business and the post-2015 development agenda policy paper – This paper was launched on July 8th at the UN in New York and contains recommended targets related to cross-sector partnerships (or Multi-stakeholder partnerships) for the post-2015 framework. The recommendations are based on interviews and consultations with over 30 organisations – governments, businesses, UN agencies, and civil society organisations.
Post-2015: Arriving or departing? – This report by ODI’s Simon Maxwell reviews the Open Working Group SDG Report assessing the progress that has been made but how much more there is to do in simplifying and strengthening the goals.
Convention on Biodiversity (CBD): Reactions to OWG Outcome – This notification by CBD reflects positively on the report, with two of the new Sustainable Development Goals directly relating to biodiversity as well as language relevant to biodiversity included in many other goals.
Survey on participation in the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals – SD2015 invites you to take our a short survey that seeks to evaluate the engagement of Major Groups and other stakeholders at the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).